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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.
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  • 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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how do i turn java script on on a windows 7 laptop


STEP 1: Check to see if Java is installed

1. Click the Start button, and choose Control Panel
2. In the window that opens look for an icon named Java.
- If you see the Java icon double-click it, go to the Update tab and click Update Now and follow the instructions.
- If you don't see the Java icon go to http://www.java.com and click Free Java Download and follow the instructions.

STEP 2: Enable Java in your browser

Internet Explorer
1. In Internet Explorer on the toolbar click Tools > Internet Options.
2. Click the Programs tab.
3. Click Manage add-ons.
4. Scroll down until you see add-ons named "Java". If they say they are disabled, click them and click the Enable button.
5. When you're done click Close, OK then close Internet Explorer.

Firefox
1. Open Firefox and go to Tools > Options.
2. Click the Content tab.
3. Ensure there are checkmarks next to Enable Javascript and Enable Java.
4. Click OK, then close Firefox.

STEP 3 (Optional)

If Java still isn't working:

1. Click the Start button, and choose Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Java icon.
3. Click the Advanced tab.
4. Click [+] next to Default Java for browsers.
5. Ensure your browser has a checkmark next to it.
6. Click OK.

Mar 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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how i can enable hibernate option


xp

To automatically put your computer into hibernation
You must be logged on to your computer with an owner account in order to complete this procedure.

1. Open Power Options in Control Panel. (Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Power Options.)

2. Click the Hibernate tab, select the Enable hibernate support check box, and then click Apply.
If the Hibernate tab is unavailable, your computer does not support this feature.


vista

Go to the command prompt icon in the Start menu under Accessories and right click the icon: click "Run as administrator".
Paste: "powercfg.exe /hibernate on" and hit Enter and also paste "powercfg -h on" and hit enter just to be safe.
Open Control Panel and type in "Hibernate" in the Search.
Click "Turn hibernation on or off"
Click "Change advance power settings"
Scroll to and expand the "Sleep" option.
Select "Off" to the "Allow hybrid sleep" option.
Scroll to and expand the "Power buttons and lid" option.
Select "Hibernate" for the "Sleep button action" option. 10. Select "Hibernate" for the "Start menu power button" option.

windows 7

Click the Start button, and then click the arrow next to the Shut down button.

Sleep and Hibernate located on the menu

If sleep or hibernate aren't available, it might be for one or more of the following reasons:

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