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Windows 7: protected mode

06 Apr 2011   #1
jack sutton

don't know
protected mode

how do I get "protected mode on" back. I can't change from off to on. have followed instruction, beginning with double click

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06 Apr 2011   #2


what protection do you mean??
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06 Apr 2011   #3
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Do a System Restore back to when protect mode was "on"
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06 Apr 2011   #4
jack sutton

don't know

at the bottom of my monitor screen..."protected mode off" supposed to keep out virus. but I can't change to "protected mode on" says to double click to reset did that but doesn't work I want to reset it to "protected mode on"
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06 Apr 2011   #5
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Tools> Internet Options> Security Tab

Then check Enable Protected mode #1 in Snip then click Apply #2.

Close IE which is (requires restarting IE) and then reopen IE. Done.


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06 Apr 2011   #6


You need to have UAC enabled for protected mode, incase you disabled UAC.
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