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How to Use the Group Policy Editor (Windows 7, Vista, XP)

Posted by Rich On January - 15 - 2009

This guide is included as part of the Windows Guides security and administration series. In this guide, you will learn what the Group Policy Editor is and how to access and configure it.

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Disable Access to Removable Drives in Vista [How To]

Posted by Rich On December - 8 - 2008

Disable Access to Removable Drives in Vista

If you share your computer, allow others to use it, or if you are a network administrator, you may not want people to use removable media. Removable media can carry harmful software that can be transferred to your computer in a matter of seconds. In this guide you’ll learn how to disable access to removable media in Windows Vista.

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Block Specific Programs on Your Computer in Vista [How To]

Posted by Rich On November - 21 - 2008

Block Specific Programs on Your Computer in Vista

You may have software on your computer that you don’t want [insert account user type here] accessing. Windows Vista lets you block access to programs – for individual user accounts on your computer. Learn, in this guide, how to set up controls to restrict access to specific programs on your computer.

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Control Games by Rating, Content, or Title in Vista [How To]

Posted by Rich On November - 20 - 2008

Control Games by Rating, Content, or Title in Vista

If your [insert account user type here] plays inappropriate or too many games, you can intervene and set controls with Windows Vista. In this guide, you’ll learn how to restrict what games can be played by account users.

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Set Time Limits on Computer Usage in Vista [How To]

Posted by Rich On November - 19 - 2008

Set Time Limits on Computer Usage in Vista

If you’re concerned about the amount of time your [insert account user type here] spends on the computer, you can restrict the time they get by setting up an allowed-usage schedule in Windows Vista. Learn how to set up time restrictions for an account by following this guide.

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Control Allowed Websites and Downloads in Vista [How To]

Posted by Rich On November - 18 - 2008

Control Allowed Websites and Downloads in Vista

You should protect young children when they are using the internet. Children learn best without you over their shoulders telling them what to do, but the internet is a scary place. In this guide you’ll learn how to control allowed websites in Windows Vista.

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