Talk to your friends about security

Are you being inundated with friends asking how they can make that new computer secure?  I am.  That's why I'm pointing them to the Microsoft Security article, 5 steps to help protect your new computer before you go online.  After they've followed the instructions in the article, I can spend quality time figuring out how to get their printer to work with Vista.

The article covers:

Step 1: Verify firewall

Step 2: Get software updates

Step 3: Download antivirus software

Step 4: Download antispyware software

Step 5: Record system information