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How can I disable the security block so I can use another computer on the network without setting it up with the security used on my main computer

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You need to configure the firewall, double click the control panel then click exception then click ADD PROGRAM. you need to select the program you want to allow.

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My pc always disconnected from the network


First,check the Connection settings:

1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
3. Click the Connections tab.
4. Under Dial-up and VPN Settings, click the broadband connection, click Settings, and then click Automatically detect settings.
5. Click OK.

2nd:Disable the Security Software that would be blocking and enable Security Essentials

3rd:Download the latest driver for your Network adapter from the manufacturer's website which is compatible with the Operating system.

If you need any kind of technical assistance you can contact support cell at http://www.vtechsquad.com/pc-support/

Oct 01, 2012 | PC Desktops

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Speed/tune up windows vista


Not all steps are mandatory !!!



1. Turn off Windows Search Indexing
Windows Vista search indexing is constantly reviewing files on your system to make their contents available for quick searching. This is handy, but can severely impact system performance.
To disable this constant indexing:

Click Start then Computer
Right Click the C: Drive
On General Tab, Uncheck Index this drive for faster searching
On the subsequent dialog box, Select Include subfolders and files

2. Turn off Remote Differential Compression
Remote Differential Compression measures the changes in files over a network to transfer them with minimal bandwidth rather than transferring an entire file that has previously been moved. By constantly checking for file changes, this service can hinder system performance.
To disable this service:

Open Control Panel
Switch to Classic View
Select Program Features
Choose Turn Windows features on and off
Scroll down and uncheck Remote Differential Compression

3 Turn off Automatic Windows Defender Operation
Windows Defender real-time protection against malware continues to run despite having Automatic operation disabled.
To disable this feature:

Open Control Panel
Select Windows Defender
Choose Tools from the top menu
Select Options
Uncheck Auto Start at the bottom of the window

5. Turn off Automatic Disk Defragmentation
Windows Vista and its always-on defragment feature isn't really that necessary and can cause system slow down. Just remember to run a defrag manually every week or so.
To disable this:

Click Start then Computer
Right Click the C: Drive
Select the Tools Tab
Uncheck Run on a schedule



6. Add a 2GB or higher USB Flash drive to take advantage of Windows Ready Boost (Additional Memory Cache)
Ready Boost is Microsoft's name for using a USB thumb/flash drive to provide some quick access memory the operating system can use as extra RAM. The Ready Boost system can significantly improve system performance.
To set this up:

Insert a USB Flash Drive (preferably 2GB or more)
Click Start then Computer
Right Click the USB Drive in My Computer
Select the Ready Boost Tab
Choose Use this device
Select as much space as you can free up for RAM usage vs. Storage

7. Turn off Windows Hibernation
Windows hibernation background services can use a large amount of system resources. If you don't use the Hibernate feature on a regular basis you may want to disable it to give Vista a performance boost.
To disable Hibernation:

Select the Control Panel then Power Options
Click Change Plan Settings
Click on Change Advanced Power Settings
Expand the Sleep selection
Expand the Hibernate After selection
Crank the selector down to zero
Click Apply

8. Turn off System Restore
Analysis and restore point creation by Windows Vista can eat a fair amount of system resources. Disabling this service will obviously mean the system restore feature in Vista will not be available in the event of a system crash. Change this at your own risk.

Control Panel>System
Click System Protection on the left panel
Uncheck the main system drive
Agree to the confirmation

9. Disable User Access Control (UAC)

10. Disable excess Windows Services that Auto-Launch at Startup
Just like Windows XP, Vista ships with all kinds of services enabled that load at startup and may never be used by most users.
To see what loads at startup and disable the ones you likely won't be needing (they can always be started manually later):

Click Start then Control Panel
Select Administrative Tools
Choose System Configuration
Click the Services Tab
You can safely deselect:
Offline Files (unless you're using Offline File Sync)
Tablet PC Input Service (unless you have a tablet PC)
Terminal Services
Windows Search (If you have already disabled indexing)
Fax (unless you're using a fax modem)

11. Disable Excess Windows Features
Windows ships with other features that are listed separately in the Vista operating system from the startup services.
You can view and disable these features by:

Clicking Start then Control Panel
Select Program Features
On the left panel, select Turn Windows Features on or off
You can safely deselect:
Indexing Service
Remote Differential Compression
IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules (Disable) VPN service stuff
IP Helper (Disable) Until IPV6 is commonly being used----it's worthless
IPsec Policy Agent (Disable) Not many Internet Providers require this---mine doesn't.
KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator (Disable) High level networking
Remote Registry (Disable) I really don't want someone else in my Registry, remotely!
Secondary Logon (Disable) No need----I'm the only logon----ever!
Security Center (Disable) No need if you are running another Security Program
Tablet PC Optional Components
Tablet PC Input Service (Disable) I don't have a tablet PC!
Windows Error Reporting Service (Disable) I don't want to inform MS of errors.
Windows Media Center Extender Service (Disable) Unless you hook to an X-Box.
Windows DFS Replication Service
Windows Fax & Scan (unless you use a modem for faxing)
Windows Meeting Space (unless you use the Live Meeting Service)
Windows Firewall (As long as you are running another Firewall)
Windows Search (If you never search the internet without your browser)



12. Stop Security Notifications
You must do this BEFORE you disable the Security Center Service. In the Notification Area which I call systray (bottom-right where the time is), right-click on the Security Shield and choose Open Security Center. On the left choose Change the way Security Center alerts me, then choose Don't notify me and don't display the icon. The shield will disappear.

13. Disable Windows Vista Sidebar and prevent it from running at Start-up
Right-click in the Sidebar area and choose Properties. Then uncheck Start Sidebar when Windows starts. If you want it back for some reason---You can start it any time by simply typing "sidebar" in the search bar of the start menu. This one is a big memory user and WILL slow things down on a normal machine. I found it fairly useless.

14. Speedup Start Menu Search
Start Menu Orb >>>>Run>>>>type in regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/Advanced.
Find and right click on Start_SearchFiles and select Modify. Set the Value to 0.
Don't reboot yet till you have done Step 6

15. Speedup Menu Display
Start Menu Orb >>>>Run>>>>type in regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Control Panel/Desktop
Select MenuShowDelay from the settings on the right
Set Value to 200 (I find 0 way to fast...)
Reboot



16. Do an Advanced Disk Cleanup
Start Menu Orb >>>>>Run, type: cleanmgr /sageset:50
Select the options you want, I think it is fine to choose them all. Click OK and close out the window. (there is a space between the r and the /)
Start Menu Orb >>>>>Run, type: cleanmgr /sagerun:50 (there is a space between the r and the /)

on May 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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How to disable user account control in windows 7


It is very easy to deal with UAC Settings in windows 7.You dont need to completely disable UAC, if you really dont want to do. Here is the step to be followed to disable UAC in windows 7 Step


1: Access UAC settings by typing UAC in the start menu or control panel search
OR
Go to start -> Control panel - > user accounts

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Once you double click on user accounts you will get a window like below. There double click on Change user account control settings option

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Now you will get options to change user account control settings. You can move the slide to 4 different posiotions according to your choice. The first is more secure and the last means its disabled


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Disable UAC via Registry Editor
1.Type regedit in the Start -> Search bar. 2.GotothefollowingKey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem 3.Locate REG_DWORD: EnableLUA
4.Set the value of EnableLUA to 0.
5.Locate REG_DWORD: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin
6.Set the value of ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin to 0
7.Restart


Disable UAC via Group Policy
  1. Type “gpedit.msc” in the Start -> Search bar.
  2. Double-Click: Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options.
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  3. Locate: “User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode” and modify to “Elevate without prompt”
  4. .Locate: “User Account Control: Detect application installations and prompt for elevation” and modify it to “Disabled”
  5. Locate: “User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode” and modify it to “Disabled”
  6. Locate: “User Account Control: Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations” and modify it to “Disabled”
  7. Restart.

on Mar 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I want to change my network password


Hi

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Input the router's default username and password. Once you enter the router's URL into your web browser, a dialog box will appear requiring you to input the router's username and password. (Note that this password is not the network password.) Unless you have previously changed the router's username and password, input the default ones. Many browsers have the default username of "admin" and have the password set as "password" or have no password at all. To find out your router's username and password, check the documentation that came with your router or check the manufacturer's website. Click "OK" to proceed to the router's main page.
Access the router's security settings. Depending on your brand of router, there will be tabs or links on the router's main page. One of these will contain the page for changing your security settings. Find and click the link or tab. This page will contain several textboxes, one of which will contain the SSID (name of the network) and two textboxes for changing the network password.
Select an encryption type and change the network password. Most new routers offer WEP (Wired Equivalency Privacy) security or WPA security. To create a password using letters and/or numbers, you must choose the WPA security setting. Change the network password by typing in a new password in the two textboxes. When you are finished, click "OK."
Save your changes and log out. After changing the network password, you must click "Save" or "Apply" to keep the password change. Log out of the router by clicking the "Logout" or "Exit" link on the router's main page. If you leave the main page open for a certain period of time, you may automatically be logged out of the router.

Oct 16, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Wireless don't work,I can only use internet explorer when ethernet is plugged in.I have good signal from my server box in either way. [ airmax 101


first of all change your wireless settings again.if it`s vista choose WPA,if it`s xp choose WEP.Try the channels from 3,6,9,11(and 13 if it`s available depends on your country).disable MAC security if it`s on. try connecting now.try to use internet.if not then goto start - run - .cmd - enter..type ipconfig.ping the default gateway,if successful then ping 4.2.2.2 ,if successful then ping www.yahoo.com.all ping statistics should say sent = 4,received = 4,lost = 0.if not u need to disable all securities like firewall and antivirus.update adapter`s driver & router`s firmware.provide fixed IP under wireless network connection and DNS server address should be 4.2.2.2 & 4.2.2.3. restart your computer it should work.if it doesn`t then change ur wireless settings again and connect without security.
come back for more advance steps if it doesn`t work.also provide model of router. Thanks..

May 27, 2009 | Acer PC Desktops

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Disable UAC (Universal Access Control)


Using Control Panel
1) Open Control Panel.
2) Under User Account and Family settings click on the "Add or remove user account".
3) Click on one of the user accounts, for example you can use the Guest account.
4) Under the user account click on the "Go to the main User Account page" link.
5) Under "Make changes to your user account" click on the "Change security settings" link.
6) In the "Turn on User Account Control (UAC) to make your computer more secure" click to unselect the "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer". Click on the Ok button.
7) You will be prompted to reboot your computer. Do so when ready.

on Jan 04, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Allowing Network Access with Blank Passwords with Vista


Although you can log in locally without a password, by default, Vista does not allow network users to access the computer without a password.
To change this setting:
Run gpedit.msc
Go to Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options
Double click on Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console login only
Disable this option

on Feb 07, 2008 | HP Pavilion a1410n (ER890AA) PC Desktop

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Need to set up wirless router


Could you please provide the model of your router and your Internet Provider (Cable/DSL) so I could help you set it up.

Aug 03, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Can not conect to internet because of norton internet sercurity


Try to disable it for a while and check if it is really the cause of your problem . Restore service once connected and check norton settings to allow connection

Jun 26, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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