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Content advisor password

I can't go to any web page on the internet because that content advisor thing comes up where i need to put in a password. i bought this computer from som guy off the streets so i can't really go tracking him down to get the password can you help me please?

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    Problem: content advisor password
    posted by bellbeauty22 on 05/17/2008

    i can't go to any web page on the internet because that content advisor thing comes up where i need to put in a password. i bought this computer from som guy off the streets so i can't really go tracking him down to get the password can you help me please?

    Blossom

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1) Click on Start and choose Run.

2) Type in RegEdit and select OK.

3) Now click on the little plus sign to the left of H_KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

4) Continue to drill down, always clicking on the plus sign at the left of the named key, through Software, microsoft Windows, Current Version and Policies.
6) In the right pane of the RegEdit window, you'll see an icon called Key. Click on it and press Delete.
7) Next, choose Registry and then Exit to exit RegEdit. You've just deleted your original Content Advisor password.
8) Restart the computer and run Internet Explorer again.
9) Choose View and then Internet Options (or Options for version 3.x). For IE 5 or greater, Click on Tools, Internet Options.
0) Click on the Content tab and click on Disable. When asked for a password, don't enter anything; just click on OK. This will disable Content Advisor because there's no longer a password.
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Site is blocked


You\'ll find many products for blocking websites.

Some work for the general user who wants to block spammers
while others are for parents who want to block harmful content from their
children.

Both types of products vary in price and sometimes lead to
more headaches by blocking the content you do want to see.

Before you take that step, try these ideas for blocking
websites easily and for free.



Allow Internet Explorer to block websites by going to "Internet
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Select the "Content" button and go to
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Enable Content Advisor by clicking the button and adding a
supervisor\'s password.


If you don\'t use a password, anyone can go into Internet
Explorer and unblock websites.

Content Advisor allows you to use settings in four areas:
ratings, approved sites, general and advanced.


Focus on "ratings" and "approved sites"
to block websites.








Adjust the slider under ratings for language, nudity,
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You have five choices that range from "None" to
"Explicit."

The ratings option only affects some pages with many
websites slipping under the radar.


Go to the next step to block specific websites from Content
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Click on the "Approved Sites" tab to add a
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Click "Never" to block the website.

Select "OK."




Edit host files when using the Content Advisor isn\'t
enough.


Your host files stores information that includes files to
block. Click "Start" and "Run."

Type in the following to get to the host commands from
Windows XP: C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts.




Scroll to the bottom of the notepad window where you
should find the line "127.0.0.1."


Push your enter key and type in the block command of
127.0.0.1 followed by the website.

For example, to block MySpace, you would type 127.0.0.1
myspace.com.




Add additional websites to block by adding one number to
the last number in the internal ip before the website address.

For example, the next one would be 127.0.02.

When you are finished, save the file and exit.







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How to remove the content advisor password?


Solution:
Although the removing the password in content advisor is not covered under warranty. It is a few simple steps to clear it and resolve the issue.
Follow the steps below:
(It is advisable to make a backup of the Registry before proceeding. To do this, go to the File menu, choose "Export Registry File..." and give the file a short name (e.g.: Backup1.1.04) storing it in the root level of the primary hard disk drive or floppy.)
1) Click on Start and choose Run.
2) Type in RegEdit and select OK.
3) Now click on the little plus sign to the left of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
4) Continue to drill down, always clicking on the plus sign at the left of the named key, through Software, Microsoft, Windows, Current Version and Policies.
5) Now click on the Ratings folder.

6) In the right pane of the RegEdit window, you'll see an icon called Key. Click on it and press Delete.
7) Next, choose Registry and then Exit to exit RegEdit. You've just deleted your original Content Advisor password.
8) Restart the computer and run Internet Explorer again.
9) Choose View and then Internet Options (or Options for version 3.x). For IE 5 or greater, Click on Tools, Internet Options.
10) Click on the Content tab and click on Disable. When asked for a password, don't enter anything; just click on OK. This will disable Content Advisor because there's no longer a password.
How to Fix Problems with Content Advisor Missing Information?
In most cases, this problem occurs when the Ratings.pol file is damaged, follow the instructions below to fix this issue.
1) Quit Internet Explorer
2) Open My Computer, click on Tools, Folder Options
3) Click on the View tab and make sure "Show hidden files and folders" is selected, you may also want to uncheck the box next to "Hide extensions for known file types" and click Ok
4) Double click on Drive C in My Computer
5) Double click on the Windows folder and then double click on the System folder
6) Search for the file RATINGS.POL and right click on it and choose Rename. Rename it to RATINGS.OLD
7) Close out of the open Windows and then reopen Internet Explorer
8) Click on Tools, Internet Options
9) Click on the Content tab, then click on Settings
10) Type in the Supervisor password if necessary and click Ok
11) Select the Ratings options you would like and click Ok and close out of Internet Explorer
12) When you reopen Internet Explorer, everything should work.

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How to Remove Content Advisor Password in Internet Explorer The following steps will remove any password set in the Internet Explorer Content Advisor and allow you to reset the program to its original state.
1) Click on Start and choose Run.

2) Type in RegEdit and select OK.

3) Now click on the little plus sign to the left of H_KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

4) Continue to drill down, always clicking on the plus sign at the left of the named key, through Software, Microsoft, Windows, Current Version and Policies.

5) Now click on the Ratings folder.
6) In the right pane of the RegEdit window, you'll see an icon called Key. Click on it and press Delete.

7) Next, choose Registry and then Exit to exit RegEdit. You've just deleted your original Content Advisor password.

8) Restart the computer and run Internet Explorer again.

9) Choose View and then Internet Options (or Options for version 3.x). For IE 5 or greater, Click on Tools, Internet Options.

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I am not prettry sure about Content lock, but you can remove the Content Advisor Password through below steps:

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The following steps will remove any password set in the Internet Explorer Content Advisor and allow you to reset the program to its original state.

1) Click on Start and choose Run.
2) Type in
RegEdit and select OK.
3) Now click on the little plus sign to the left of H_KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
4) Continue to drill down, always clicking on the plus sign at the left of the named key, through Software, Microsoft, Windows, Current Version and Policies.
5) Now click on the Ratings folder.

6) In the right pane of the RegEdit window, you'll see an icon called Key. Click on it and press Delete.
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and then Exit to exit RegEdit. You've just deleted your original Content Advisor password.
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9) Choose View and then Internet Options (or Options for version 3.x). For IE 5 or greater, Click on Tools, Internet Options.
10) Click on the Content tab and click on Disable. When asked for a password, don't enter anything; just click on OK. This will disable Content Advisor because there's no longer a password.



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2) Type in RegEdit and select OK.
3) Now click on the little plus sign to the left of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
4) Continue to expand down, always clicking on the plus sign at the left of
the named key, through Software, Microsoft, Windows, Current Version and
Policies.
5) Now click on the Ratings folder.
6) In the right pane of the RegEdit window, you'll see an icon called Key.
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7) Next, choose Registry and then Exit to exit RegEdit. You've just deleted
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8) Restart the computer and run Internet Explorer again.
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the only other thing to do is if you give me your e-mail address I can send you a program to remove the password

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