How to Protect an Online Identity on Windows XP

Identity theft has become a common problem that worries everybody specially when you are in online.If you are keeping your computer hooked up to Internet, when you are not on Internet, you may have to face the risk of being hacked.

The best way to combat hackers is to enable the Windows Firewall.This Windows Firewall comes pre installed on Windows XP system.There is no need to download any external software to enable the Firewall.You can do it on your own.

Firstly click the “Start” menu at the bottom of your computer screen and click the “Run” button.Type the “Firewall.cpl” into “Run” field and click “OK.”

Click on the “General Tab” and go for “On” tab under the Firewall.Finally click on the “OK” button.

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