Thursday, February 19, 2009

Shortcut for Locking Your Computer Screen in Windows

There are many different ways to lock your computer. Ctrl+alt+del is most commonly used to lock computers. And there is one more way which people often use… windows+L. And then there are those who prefer using their mouse rather than using keyboard.

And then there are people who use both ways. Here we are going to discuss a shortcut to lock your windows XP and Windows Vista. This method will work on both the versions of Microsoft.

Now...Right click on wherever you want to create the shortcut, choose new and then shortcut.

Then a new window will pop up on screen …Fill in the following text into the box. That window may look different in Windows Vista. But put the same text in the box whether you are using windows vista or windows xp.

rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

Give it a name and click Finish.

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Create Exceptions in Vista Firewall

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Create Exceptions in Vista Firewall

Vista Firewall works as a wall between the computer and the www world, like a wall needs to have a passage through a door, same way, it needs to have let some data get in and out by making changes in Computer security. There are some settings which are made by the operating system automatically and there are some settings which need to be done manually.

Manual exception for a program –

For that you need to go control panel (go to start and then click on control panel), there is a link called “Allow a program through windows firewall”.  Make sure that you are on general tab, and check the option” On (recommended)” is selected. If not so then enable it, this action will enable the firewall.

Then move on to the exceptions tab at the top. To add a program click on the add program which is near the bottom. Then a list of programs will be displayed, locate the program, highlight it and click ok. Make sure that you have selected the programs and then click ok.

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