Tryhackme - Windows Fundamentals 3

Tryhackme – Windows Fundamentals 3

In this walk through, we will be going through the Windows Fundamentals 3 from Tryhackme. In this room we will explore about the built-in Microsoft tools that help keep us to keep the device secure, such as Windows Updates, Windows Security, BitLocker, and much more. So, let’s get started without any delay.

Windows Fundamentals 3

Task 1 – Introduction

Task 1 - Introduction

Question 1 – Read the above and start the virtual machine.


Task 1 - Introduction

Task 2 – Windows Updates

Question 1 – There were two definition updates installed in the attached VM. On what date were these updates installed?

View Update History


Task 2 - Windows Updates

Task 3 – Windows Security

Question 1 – In the above image, which area needs immediate attention?

Windows Security

Virus & threat protection

Task 3 - Windows Security

Task 4 – Virus & threat protection

Question 1 – Specifically, what is turned off that Windows is notifying you to turn on?

Real Time Protection

Real-time protection

Task 4 - Virus & threat protection

Task 5 – Firewall & network protection

Question 1 – If you were connected to airport Wi-Fi, what most likely will be the active firewall profile?

Public Network

Task 5 - Firewall & network protection

Task 6 – App & browser control

Question 1 – Read the above.


Task 6 - App & browser control

Task 7 – Device security

Question 1 – What is the TPM?

Trusted Platform Module

Task 7 - Device security

Task 8 – BitLocker

Question 1 – What must a user insert on computers that DO NOT have a TPM version 1.2 or later?

Bit Locker


USB startup key

Task 8 - BitLocker

Task 9 – Volume Shadow Copy Service

Question 1 – What is VSS?

Volume Shadow Copy Service

Task 9 - Volume Shadow Copy Service

Task 10 – Conclusion

Task 10 - Conclusion

Also Read: Tryhackme – Windows Fundamentals 1

So that was “Windows Fundamentals 3” for you. We have learned about Windows Updates, Windows Security and Virus & Threat Protection. Further, we looked into Firewall and network protection, App & Browser control and Device Security. At last, took a dive into Bitlocker and Volume shadow copy service. This was the final part of a three parts series on Tryhackme and we have completed all of them. On that note, i will take your leave and will see you in next one, Till then “Hack the Planet”.

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