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How to Block Illegal Sites

Click on the "Start" menu. Click on the "Control Panel" icon and double click the "Internet Options" icon. This will open up the Internet Options screen and allow you to restrict access to illegal sites.
Click on the "Security" tab located at the top of the Internet Options screen. Click on the "Restricted Sites" icon, located below "Select a zone to view or change security settings." Click on the "Sites" button. This will open the restricted sites list.

Enter the address of the illegal site that you wish to block in the dialog box under "Add this website to the zone" and click the "Add" button. This will put that address on the restricted list and block it from loading in the future.
To remove a site that was added to the restricted list in error, choose the site from the list, located under "Websites." Click the "Remove" button. The site will no longer be blocked.
Click the "Close" button when you have added all the illegal sites you wish to block. Click the "OK" button to save your changes.




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Using Internet Options You can change your Internet Explorer settings by using Internet Options. You can specify the first Web page you see when you start the browser, delete temporary Internet files stored on your computer, use Content Advisor to block access to objectionable material, and specify how colors and fonts are displayed on Web pages. You can also set your security level and specify which programs to use for e-mail and reading Internet newsgroups.
For information about using Internet Explorer, click the Help menu in Internet Explorer.
Open shortcutcold.gifInternet Options in Control Panel.
note.gif Notes
  • To open Internet Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.
  • Internet Options allows you to change the settings of Internet Explorer, but it cannot be used to change the settings of other Web browsers

Jan 14, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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volume icon missing


Which operating system ??

In Windows and on a Mac, you can use an icon shaped like an audio speaker to adjust the computer's volume or mute the sound output completely.

Whichever operating system you are running, it is possible to remove the volume icon from the screen.

If you have removed the volume icon accidentally, you may not have a convenient way to adjust your computer's sound volume.

Restore the sound icon to resume using it to adjust the volume or mute your computer's sound output.

Click the "System Preferences" icon on the dock.
If you have removed this icon from the dock, click the Apple icon at the top of the screen, then click "System Preferences."


Click the "Sound" icon in the "System Preferences" window.

Place a check in the box at the bottom of the window labeled "Show volume in menu bar."
The sound icon appears at the top of the screen.
Close the window to resume using your computer.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows 7

Click the Windows Orb (Start button), then click "Control Panel."
Click "Taskbar and Start Menu."
If you do not see this icon, click the "View by:" drop-down menu at the top of the window and select "Small icons."
Click the "Taskbar" tab, then click the "Customize" button.
Click the drop-down menu next to "Volume" and select "Show icon and notifications."
Click "OK" twice and close the Control Panel.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows Vista

Click the Windows Orb (Start button), then click "Control Panel."
Double-click "Taskbar and Start Menu."
If you do not see this icon, click the "Classic View" link.
Select the "Notification Area" tab. Place a check in the box labeled "Volume."
Click "OK" and close the Control Panel.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows XP

Click the "Start" button, then click "Control Panel."
Double-click the "Sounds and Audio Devices" icon, or click "Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices," then click "Sounds and Audio Devices."
Place a check in the box labeled "Place volume icon in the taskbar."
Click "OK" and close the Control Panel.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows 2000

Click the "Start" button, then click "Settings" and "Control Panel."
Double-click "Sounds and Multimedia."
Place a check in the box labeled "Show volume control on the taskbar."
Click "OK" and close the Control Panel.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

Click the "Start" button, then click "Settings" and "Control Panel."
Double-click "Sounds and Multimedia."
If you do not see this icon, click the "View All Control Panel Options" link.
Place a check in the box labeled "Show volume control on the taskbar."
Click "OK" and close the Control Panel.
Restoring the sound icon in Windows 98

Click the "Start" button, then click "Settings" and "Control Panel."
Double-click "Multimedia."
Click the "Audio" tab.
Place a check in the box labeled "Show volume control on the taskbar."
Click "OK" and close the Control Panel.

Dec 04, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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i have cleared all my cookies and now i cannot sign out of yahoo


Go to control panel in start menu
Then in control panel ...double click on INTERNET OPTIONS
Then choose ADVANCED icon
In advanced choose RESET icon
In reset check the box of DELETE PERSONAL SETTINGS then press RESET

Jun 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have to double click the left button to select items on a web page rather than a single click. how do I fix?


Change the number of mouse clicks required to open items To change the number of mouse clicks required to open items
  1. Open Folder Options in Control Panel.
    • Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
    • Click Appearance and Themes, and then click Folder Options.
  2. On the General tab, under Click items as follows, click the option you want.
Notes
  • If you click Single-click to open an item (point to select), you can also specify when icon titles are underlined.
  • To check your current browser settings for underlining links, open Internet Options in Control Panel. To open Internet Options, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Internet Options. On the Advanced tab, check the setting for Underline links.

Jan 06, 2010 | Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000

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I have IBM R40 Laptop


Try pressing the power button next time. That will help you to turn on from an Hibernation.
Alternative you can disable this feature (not recommended for laptops)
  1. Open Control Panel.
    • On the Windows XP default Start menu, click Control Panel.
    • On the Windows XP classic Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

  2. In Control Panel, open Power Options.
    • If the computer is in Category View, click Performance and Maintenance, and then click Power Options.
    • If the computer is in Classic View, double-click the Power Options icon.

  3. In the Power Options Properties dialog box, click the Hibernate tab.
  4. On the Hibernate tab, clear the Enable hibernatation check box, click Apply, and then click OK.

Jan 10, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2897 Notebook

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