How to set up Toshiba® Portege Laptops
What are the guidelines for setting up your Toshiba Portege?
Toshiba Portege range of laptops is very popular with all kinds of users. They are specifically designed for extreme users and come with lot of advanced features and options. All the components on Toshiba Portege are tested to ensure that they would perform flawlessly under any circumstance. The latest of Intel core processors, built in optical drive, integrated EasyGuard technology (to protect the system from shocks, spills, falls), finger print reader, PC Health Monitor etc. are some of the features of Toshiba Portege series of laptops. They even come preinstalled with genuine Windows OS to ensure that users get maximum use out of the system. Another added advantage of having Toshiba Portege is that the system can be rotated or shifted as per the users requirements. In addition to all these solid state drive, LED backlit keyboard, long lasting battery etc. ensure that this product is better than any other similar product on the market. If you have just bought a Toshiba Portege laptop or installed an OS on it, the system needs to be set up. There are no complicated procedures in setting up Toshiba Portege and even users with minimal computer knowhow can do it.
Following details gives users more information regarding things to be set up on Toshiba Portege:
- Antivirus program
- Update Windows
- Configure firewall
One of the first things that Toshiba Portege users need to setup is an antivirus program. Malware can cause many problems with the working of your Toshiba Portege machine and this include hardware issues. Toshiba Portege users must install a good antivirus program that offers real time protection so that all of the malware would be stopped before they can cause any damage. Users must also configure the antivirus program in such a way that it updates automatically and also select the maximum level of protection.
Toshiba Portege users also have to update the Windows OS installed on the system as part of setting up the system. Microsoft provides updates for Windows based operating systems. The updates for Windows OS installed on Toshiba Portege would come with bug fixers and they would remove any glitches or security vulnerabilities in the OS. Toshiba Portege users are recommended to configure the Windows OS to update automatically using the automatic update tool so that the OS would be always free off issues and problems.
Windows based operating systems come with a software known as firewall. The firewall filters the content coming into the system and helps keep out malware. All Toshiba Portege users are suggested to configure the firewall in such a way that the firewall is always on and that even if some programs or applications need the network connection, the connection is made only through the firewall. Having the firewall on Toshiba Portege turned on would reduce chances of malware or hackers infecting the system and stealing data.
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