Archive for the ‘Windows XP Security’ Category


Take Ownership: Manage File Permissions in 7/Vista/XP

Posted by Rich On January - 19 - 2009

Do you find when you’re modifying system files in Windows 7, Vista, or XP that you have to change permissions a lot?

I’ve been using this for a while now and I can’t tell you how useful it is.

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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 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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