The ‘Windows security’ Archives
Posted October 29, 2004 by

How to Use Hijack This to Clean Spyware From Your System

Hijack This is a powerful tool against spyware. The following Tech-Recipes tutorial contains some useful hints for using it.

Category Windows spyware

Posted October 13, 2004 by

Disable the Log Off and Turn Off Buttons in Windows

Some users, regardless of what you tell them, insist on logging off or shutting down public computers in common areas. If you would like to stop this from occurring, you can disable the Log Off and Turn Off Computer buttons on the Start menu.

Category Windows security

Posted September 11, 2004 by

Spyware and Malware Removal – Links and Hints

Do you have spyware on your system? Here are some suggestions for removal and hints for keeping it off in the future.

Category Windows spyware

Posted August 29, 2004 by

XP/2K/2003: View Account Policies

The net command provides an easy way to view and set account policies from the command line.

Category Windows security

Posted August 16, 2004 by

How to Set Up Security/Configuration Templates and Limit Access in Windows XP Profressional

This Tech-Recipes tutorial will prove tasty to those of us who have a “public” PC. It explains how to edit almost every aspect of Windows XP and tighten security/access to whatever one would like.

Category Windows security

Posted April 13, 2004 by

Run a Program as Another User with runas

Regardless of what operating system you use, logging in and performing normal (non-administrative) tasks with administrative privileges is a dangerous practice. Unwittingly executing a program concealing a Trojan horse as an administrator will provide administrative rights to that program, and the impact may be much greater. Although increased security generally causes increased inconvenience, the runas […]

Category Windows security

Posted February 20, 2004 by

XP: Limit Login Access to Specific Times and Days

By using the technique described in this tech-recipe, you can limit when your children or your employees are able to use a system.

Category Windows security

Posted August 3, 2003 by

Clear Page File At Reboot or Shutdown

This tech-recipe tells Microsoft Windows to clear the page file during reboot or shutdown. This article works for XP, Vista, and Windows 7.

Category Windows security

Posted August 3, 2003 by

Prevent Users From Installing Printer Drivers

Printer drivers can contain trojans. The default level user should not have the ability to install drivers on a truly secure system. This tech-recipe describes how an admin can close this hole.

Category Windows security