Archive for the ‘Windows Vista Security’ Category


Disable System Properties Access in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 15 - 2008

The System properties can be accessed by right-clicking (My) Computer and selecting Properties. From here, you may change vital system settings. To disable access to these options, follow this guide.

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Disable Registry Editor Access in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 14 - 2008

In the previous guides, you learned how to edit the registry. You will notice you can make some significant changes and may want to protect your computer from those changes being made. Learn how to disable the Registry Editor (regedit) in this guide.

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Disable Run Dialogue in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 13 - 2008

Disabling the run dialogue is very useful when protecting your computer from unwanted changes — especially by those who know what they’re doing! In this guide you’ll learn how to disable the run dialogue.

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Disable Logging off in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 12 - 2008

Disabling Log Off helps users to remember to shut down their PC at night. In this guide you’ll learn how to disable logging off from the Start Menu and Task Manager.

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Disable Internet Access in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 11 - 2008

In this guide, you will learn how to set up a false proxy configuration so that any application that relies on the Microsoft Proxy (IE, Firefox, Opera, Office, Outlook) will not be able to access the Internet. This has obvious advantages and can be set for the whole system or all non administrator accounts.

Alternatively, you can unplug the internet cable/disconnect the router… but you didn’t need me to tell you that did you?

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Disable Shutdown in Windows Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On August - 8 - 2008

You may not want someone shutting down a computer because you don’t want them accessing the boot menu, or you may want to have the computer running at all times. This guide will show you how to remove the Shut Down option from the Start Menu, CTRL+ALT+DEL screen, and task manager. Users can still shutdown in the run dialogue — learn how to disable the run dialogue, or keep reading.

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