2
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2answers
867 views

How to run a program marked as requiring elevation via UAC without actual elevation on Windows 7?

I have a program, specifically an installer, which is marked is requiring elevation with highestAvailable approach. I am using an administrator account with UAC at the highest level. Is it possible ...
0
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2answers
226 views

Vista cmd.exe fails to run if users and/or auditors group not present

In the current environment there exists a policy where files within %system32% are only allowed to be owned by System and Administrators. An issue has arisen where after converting these ...
1
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2answers
835 views

Disable (disconnect from) WiFi on XP/Vista when cable is connected

We have a problem in office when a user connects to our LAN without disconnecting from WiFi network he was previously on (a free WiFi provided by building owners). At a minimum, firewall log entries ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Turn off “isolation mode” in Vista Task Scheduler?

In Windows Vista (and I assume Windows 7) Microsoft has improved the security of processes that are run through the Task Scheduler, namely http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/appcompat/aa906020.aspx: ...
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3answers
2k views

Sniffing at work- How to detect [closed]

Because of the place I work has some real issues (people) especially in IT and the owner, I wonder if we are being sniffed. Is there any way to tell if on a Vista 64-bit machine: 1) In system logs ...
1
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2answers
383 views

How to get Vista to auto Lock after x minutes

Usually in good shops, your network admin will somehow set everyone's OS to lock after a certain period of time to ensure security. I liked this and I miss it. My current network admin hasn't done ...
0
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2answers
514 views

How do I Trust a Local Folder Windows Vista

I have a folder that was created by unzipping a folder from my c:\users\<username>\downloads directory. The folder that was created is now not trusted, is there a way that I can trust this ...
1
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2answers
89 views

Unknown Directory Shortcut File or Mount | VISTA [closed]

I have this weird mount icon after a trojan cleanup days ago for a client. The icon when clicked takes you to the My Computer guid. The file properties are Type: File, Location: C:\, Size: 6.76. If we ...
5
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9answers
706 views

Remote Desktop Security

I currently run Remote Desktop on my home computer (Vista Ultimate). It is always on so I can access things from my home computer when I am not there. I have a linksys firewall and use port forwarding ...
1
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5answers
2k views

VPN server that allows NATIVE Vista VPN client to connect…?

I'm looking for a VPN server solution that allows clients to use the native Windows Vista VPN client. Main reason is cost, since I am in a startup with little funds and not having to spend $50 per ...
3
votes
2answers
862 views

Wireless configuration file

Vista now appears to support automatic wireless key distribution through USB disks. To see this in action, attempt to connect to a secure access point (that you don't have a key for) and when it asks ...
2
votes
1answer
920 views

Disable UAC And Windows Security Center alerts under Vista Business

We have a few Windows Vista Business with User Account Control turned off (the reason is because those machines need to run a series of programs that do not work with UAC, the boxes have no Internet ...