The ‘Windows security’ Archives
Posted October 11, 2013 by

Recover WiFi Network Router Password using Windows

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If your WiFi network is secured, you will need your password to permit other devices access to your network. However, most of us with a WiFi network connection tend to forget our passwords because the gadgets we use from day to day connect automatically. Fortunately, you can locate your password in a few simple steps. […]

Posted June 3, 2013 by

Remove Nearly Any Virus Using Hiren’s BootCD

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Even if every other method fails, a bootable CD image will allow you to clean almost any infected system.

Posted March 6, 2013 by

Windows Phone 8: Prevent Kids from Using Specific Apps, Games, Pictures and Videos

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If you have children, it is common that you give the phone to them to play games. However, your kids may accidentally delete your apps, contacts, videos or documents. In addition, not all of the content on the phone may be safe for children. In this case, it is recommended that you set up the […]

Category Windows security

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Windows 8: Change Time before the User is Forced to Change Passwords

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Requiring the changing passwords regularly is a good security measure.  If you are an administrator of a system, you will want to have the users change their passwords after a certain amount of time. Using theses steps you can adjust the length of time before the user is required to pick a different password.

Posted February 14, 2013 by

Download Free AntiSpyware Software from Microsoft

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Microsoft is deep into the spyware market. If you have Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, you can download antispyware software from Microsoft for free. If you have Windows 8, the security software is already included.

Posted February 14, 2013 by

Remove Latest FBI MoneyPak Virus Despite Safe Mode Forced Restart

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The FBI MoneyPak virus has been around for a while now and has had one of the highest infection rates to date. When it originally hit computers around the world, removal of the virus was very simple through safe mode. Although the latest version of FBI MoneyPak forces reboot when in safe mode, following these […]

Category Windows spyware

Posted December 19, 2012 by

Windows 8: Completely Hide a Hard Drive

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Do you have a lot of files that you need to keep hidden? Transfer your mass of data to a separate drive, and then completely hide that drive from prying eyes.

Posted September 15, 2007 by

Wave Embassy Security : Remove all users / enrolled fingerprints

This recipe explains how to remove and delete all enrolled users and fingerprints in Wave’s Embassy Security Suite. This is very handy if you, like me, had enrolled fingerprints/users but then did a clean install of an OS without deleting the enrolled fingerprints/users. Usually you will get an error saying that the fingerprint is already […]

Category Windows security

Posted August 2, 2006 by

How to Prevent Windows XP Users from Writing to USB Drives

USB drives are handy tools. However, in some instances, allowing other users to write onto these devices from your PC might not be a good idea. This is especially true when working with highly confidential data or intellectual property at work. Users of Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed can disable writing to USB […]

Category Windows security

Posted January 27, 2005 by

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware: Critical Error 101

As the use of Microsoft’s new Beta antispyware increases, many users are reporting this error. Here are some hints for working around it.

Category Windows spyware

Posted December 7, 2004 by

Bloodhound.Exploit.6 False Positive Found by Antivirus in Forums and Hijack Logs

Symantec antivirus will have a common false positive if a web page contains a particular type of text which is common in HijackThis logs. This tech-recipe explains and duplicates this positive positive.

Category Windows spyware

Posted November 26, 2004 by

Access Denied — How to Delete Protected or Spyware Files

When trying to delete spyware files, users will often get errors. Here is how to overcome the spyware’s protection over these files.

Category Windows spyware