Automatically fix Windows security settings to keep your PC safe

Diagnose and fix Windows security settings for IE, Windows firewall, group policy, Registry, UAC; check Windows Update and antivirus software status.
What it fixes
  • Checks Windows Firewall configuration and repairs as needed.
  • Checks Windows policies to determine bad settings in the Windows Registry.
  • Checks status of antivirus.
  • Checks Internet Explorer privacy setting to determine how cookies are handled.
  • Checks Windows Update to ensure computer is kept current and secure.
  • Resets Remote Registry back to default to prevent remote modification.
  • Resets User Account Control to default to prevent unauthorized changes to computer.
  • Clears Internet Explorer history and cache.
  • Checks if Internet Explorer is up to date.
Runs on
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Vista
Applies to
  • Microsoft® Security Essentials
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Instruction to Run
  • Click the Run now button below
  • Then follow the onscreen prompts to launch
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