Question about Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
I solved this over a year ago... can't believe it's still giving people
Alright, check it out -> you're able to install this over itself. Steps:
1. Go to: http://www1.k9webprotection.com/ -in fact even if you ctrl+alt+del and cancel the process, you can still get here from the error page that pops up when you want to connect to the internet.
2. Click Download K9 Today For Free
3. Fill out a name and e-mail address (make your own b/f hand if you don't have a personal one)
4. Click Request License -> you will be sent a license number and download link to the specified e-mail address.
5. Log-in to e-mail, download and install k9 over the previous version entering your license number, and choosing your own password for it (You don't need to know the password for the old copy, as far as it's concerned you are just reinstalling it).
6. You can now go to add/remove programs, delete the program, when prompted for a password, enter the one you just came up with and presto...
7. Now for the kids who want to get smart w/ their parents, leave the k9 installed. It's a new version and only you know the password. That means no1 can check on where you've been so you don't care if the process it running - That's usually as far as a parent will check, believing that it won't allow you to go to any wrong sites so long as it's up. ...And when/if they do try to check where you have been, you can watch while they get frustrated retyping their password wondering if they forgot it or typed it in wrong originally. ...And they can't accuse you of uninstalling something they thought was rock-solidly secure when it's right there, process still running and everything.
On a more serious note, you should be aware that if you connect to the Internet through a modem (like most households), whoever the person who set your connection up, (took it out of the box and connected/installed it on a computer, they have the ability to look up the traffic logs that went through that connection. So granted, by removing k9 it allows you to manoeuvre wherever you want, but so long as you live under their house, there still is the possibility that sum1 will be watching.
If your parents are not tech savvy there is a way to change this by logging in with a default password. Find your modem brand/provider. Google how to access it (should just be http//<something>/ in search bar) and what the default username/password it (usually admin::password), and then go into the settings, change the password so only u can see the logs w/e you want - don't come crying if you do something that requires outside help to fix. However, if your parents weren't smart enough to change the password they prob don't know about the logs so it won't matter.
I tried it and when I clicked download, it asked to reboot, but nothing happened; it still wanted the old password. It didn't allow me to install it again; it didn't even ask for my new license.
Posted on Jun 02, 2010
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