•Password protectso no one can use your computer without asking.

•Bring your installation disc from home in case you need to reinstall them.

•BACKUPto the hard drive AND a flash drive.

•Don't store your flash drive with your laptop-they'll both get stolen.

•Use a cable lock to secure your laptop

•Activate your "auto save "

•Don't open unknown attachments, especially '.exe' files.