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Mar
31

Encrypt a Folder or File in Windows 7

Encryption of a folder or file is a method to protect your data from being misuse. There is no built in method in window 7 of password protection for your files and folders but encryption. Here in this tutorial you will learn how to encrypt or decrypt a file and folder.

Step 1: Right-click the folder or file, then properties.

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Jul
17

Reset or Change the Internet Explorer Content Advisor Password

This tutorial will help to reset / change the Windows 7 Internet Explorer Content Advisor supervisor password.

Step 1

From Start -> Control Panel (All Items view), and press on the Internet Options icon or, In Internet Explorer menu, click on Tools -> Internet Options.

Step 2

In Internet options window, select Content tab and Press Settings button. If Setting button is disabled, Press Enable button and create supervisor password.  If User access control screen appear, press Yes button.

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Jul
10

How to Enable DLL Rule Collection in Windows 7 AppLocker

This tutorial will help how to enable DLL rule collection to control user access and use with .dll and .ocx file formats.

Step 1

In Start search box, type Local Security policy, and press enter button

Step 2

Double Click Application Control Policies option to expand it. 

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Jul
7

Allow Users To Run Only Specified Programs in Windows 7

In case of public or shared folder /system/ drive, if you want to allow users to use only specified programs, this feature will be applicable. This feature will limit the programs which can or cannot be accessed on the computer.

Step by Step

Step 1

In Start search menu, type gpedit.msc and press Enter.

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Note:

Local Group Policy Editor is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

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Jun
7

Allow or Block Games in Parental Control

This tutorial will allow you to Allow or Block Games using parental controls in Window 7

Step 1

From Start -> Control Panel (All Items view), and click on Parental Controls option.

Step 2

If User Access Control option appears, click Yes option.

Step 3

List of standard user account will appear select any one of the user for parental control to set time limits on.

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Jun
7

Allow or Block Specific Programs in Windows 7 Parental Controls

This tutorial will allow or block specific programs from being used on your computer by standard user accounts.

Step by Step

Step 1

From Start -> Control Panel (All Items view), and click on Parental Controls option.

Step 2

If User Access Control option appears, click Yes option.

Step 3

List of standard user account will appear select any one of the user for parental control to set time limits on.

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May
22

How to Run a Program as an Administrator in Windows 7

This tutorial will help run a program administrator with full rights and privileges in Windows 7. A Standard user will still not be able to run a program without getting a UAC, or prompt for administrator’s password.  Only trusted user can be granted admin rights, once UAC is applied, the program will have full access to your computer.

Method 1

Step 1

Using Keyboard shortcuts press and hold Ctrl+Shift, opening the program. User Account control screen will prompt. Click Yes button will allow the program to run with full permission as an Administrator.

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NOTE
This will allow you to temporarily run a program as an administrator once until you close it.
• As standard user instead of an administrator you need to provide the administrator’s password before the running a program as administrator.

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May
19

How to Enable or Disable Password must Meet Complexity Requirements in Window 7

This tutorial will help to enable or disable password must meet complexity requirement in Window 7. here are the following steps:

Step 1

Type Local Security Policy in Start search box and press enter.

Step 2

Local Security Policy editor will appear. In the left pane, expand Account Policies -> Password Policy. In right Pan, select and click Password must meet complexity requirements.

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May
17

How to Enable or Disable Windows 7 Password History Enforcement

This tutorial will help you to enable or disable windows 7 password history enforcement. There are two methods which are as follows

Method 1

Step 1

Type Local Security Policy in start search menu & press enter.

Step 2

Local Security Policy editor will appear. In the left pane, expand tress Account Policies -> Password Policy. In right pane, click and select Enforce password history option.

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May
17

How to set, enable, disable Maximum Password Expiration for a User in Windows 7

This tutorial will help to enable or disable password expiration the maximum password age is in days (42 by default).  By default, password expiration is disabled. There are two methods to set maximum password age:

Method 1

Step 1

In start search box type Local Security Policy and press enter.

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