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Forum: System Security 01 Apr 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By DavidUK
Further update: The free version of this...

Further update:
The free version of this (http://www.sphinx-soft.com/Vista/) would also do the trick if the 'once only' blocking is used. I've just installed it on an XP machine and have been very...
Forum: System Security 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By DavidUK
Update: Brilliant! @Alejandro85...

Update:
Brilliant! @Alejandro85 (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/alejandro85.html) you set me off on the correct track - although I confess some of the technicalities are beyond me. Documented...
Forum: System Security 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By DavidUK
Sorry, my comment was misleading. I don't mean...

Sorry, my comment was misleading. I don't mean that I need to be able to switch between 'wifi' and '3g' modes, I just mean I want to be able to manually deny traffic - which I will then do when on...
Forum: System Security 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By DavidUK
Thanks Gary What about window services, can you...

Thanks Gary
What about window services, can you configure them or are they approved automatically?
Forum: System Security 26 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By DavidUK
Seeking a certain firewall

I want a firewall for Win 7 starter to perform very specific program control. This is why:

When away from home, I connect my phone to provide minimal 3g internet access for my netbook. When I...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
DVD writer not needed. Take a look at a...

DVD writer not needed.

Take a look at a Acer.

197080[/QUOTE]

That's very interesting. I don't get an option to use USB memory. It just fails to detect DVD and nothing else is in the drop...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
Excellent! Thank you. No. It's on a...

Excellent! Thank you.


No. It's on a netbook and I don't have a USB DVD writer.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
Sry to hijack the thread - Is there a vanilla...

Sry to hijack the thread - Is there a vanilla disc for Win 7 starter?
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
Lee you are very welcome. Glad you're back on...

Lee you are very welcome. Glad you're back on track.
Now I gather that Win7 offers the facility to create a backup DVD which will burn an image of the system at that time (I suspect it's actually...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
Actually Lee, thinking about it again with a...

Actually Lee, thinking about it again with a fresher mind this morning - booting with Ubuntu and trying to run the windows restoration won't work. Windows and Linux have different systems for...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
I understand your thinking, I'd be very...

I understand your thinking, I'd be very interested to know if this would work. I use WINE a lot to run windows .exe files. Things to consider would include:

1) You'll need to mount the windows...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 8,039
Posted By DavidUK
Hello Lee As the previous poster has linked...

Hello Lee

As the previous poster has linked to, there is a key command which bypasses the normal boot chain and runs the recovery function. This would be the simplest and safest method, though...
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