Quick Tip

1) When you open Windows Explorer in Windows 7, it opens the Libraries folder by default. You can change the default startup folder using the Windows Explorer shortcut properties.

To access the shortcut properties, hold the SHIFT key down, right-click on the shortcut and choose Properties.

To change the startup folder to (My) Computer, use this target path:

explorer.exe ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

For Documents folder, use this target path:

explorer.exe ::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}

2) The best way to avoid a virus is to behave safely.
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3) What are cookies? Cookies allow web sites to recognize your computer. When you return to the site, the cookie taylors your online experience accordingly.
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