A whitelist should be a foolproof way to secure a relative’s PC. Select a handful of approved applications and only allow them to run. If someone using the PC downloads another .exe file, Windows will refuse to run it.
HOW-TO GEEK SCHOOL
This How-To Geek School series will teach you how to use SysInternals tools like a pro, and even the most hard-core geeks will probably learn something new. Join us as we take a deep dive into SysInternals.
- What Are the SysInternals Tools and How Do You Use Them?
- Understanding Process Explorer
- Using Process Explorer to Troubleshoot and Diagnose
- Understanding Process Monitor
- Using Process Monitor to Troubleshoot and Find Registry Hacks
- Using Autoruns to Deal with Startup Processes and Malware
- Using BgInfo to Display System Information on the Desktop
- Using PsTools to Control Other PCs from the Command Line
- Analyzing and Managing Your Files, Folders, and Drives
- Wrapping Up and Using the Tools Together
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