Article ID : 00169350 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019Print

Keep Your PC Secure While Browsing the Internet

    This article will provide tips on how to avoid malware infection while you browse the internet. We recommend that you enable the Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker and the SmartScreen Filter to keep your PC secure while you surf the internet.

    What Is Pop-up Blocker?

    Pop-up Blocker limits or blocks pop-ups that may contain malware from websites you visit.

    How to make sure Pop-up Blocker is enabled.

    How to adjust the Pop-up Blocking level.

    What Is the SmartScreen Filter?

    SmartScreen Filter helps to identify reported phishing and malware websites and also notify the user of suspicious downloads.

    How to confirm that SmartScreen is enabled.

    Report an Unsafe Website

    Once in a while, you might still stumble upon unsafe websites. It is recommended to report unsafe websites.

    How to report unsafe websites.

    What Is Internet Security Zone?

    The Internet Explorer Security Zone allows the user to customize how Internet Explorer helps to protect your PC from potentially harmful or malicious web content.

    How to adjust the security level.