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How to Make my Sisters Computer Absolutely Foolproof? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my mom’s Windows PC bullet-proof? Oh man I don't know what to do anymore. She just called, managed to break her computer again - and as a bonus, her ...
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5answers
392 views

Setting up Windows 7 for somebody that's computer-illiterate: Any tips? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my mom's Windows PC bullet-proof? I'm moving overseas tomorrow. Instead of hauling my PC halfway across the globe, I've decided to donate it to my ...
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6answers
485 views

How do you setup your parent's computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my mom’s Windows PC bullet-proof? How do you set up your parent's computer(s), if you're the on-call computer expert ? Do you recommend linux, ...
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2answers
944 views

How to lock Windows 7 from installing anything [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my mom's Windows PC bullet-proof? A family member continually needs me to reinstall his PC after it gets viruses and spyware. He claims that he never ...
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6answers
207 views

make computer unbreakable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can I make my mom's Windows PC bullet-proof? How can I quickly reset the computers in my cyber cafe to a default state? I am giving a computer to someone who ...
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11answers
730 views

What are some things to avoid if you want to keep your computer adware/spyware free?

I recently reinstalled the OS (XP Home) on a friend's heavily spyware/adware infected machine. It appears as though his kids (7 and 11 years I believe) were visiting sites that offered downloads for ...
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12answers
547 views

Is my computer security suite good enough? [closed]

I have a Windows machine and I run AVG free antivirus, Windows Defender and firewall, Spybot Search & Destroy, Outpost Firewall, and Prevx. I am just checking because I think I might have turned ...
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2answers
6k views

How to manually edit the search providers in Windows Internet Explorer 9

On a Windows 7 system, the search provider has been hijacked, and keeps prompting us to change it when Internet Explorer 9 starts up. It brings up the Manage Add ons dialogue, and we can click on any ...
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3answers
2k views

How to secure a public computer?

We'll have a couple of laptops sitting at a table at a convention we're going to soon. We're not concerned about physical theft - the laptops will be physically secured, and there'll be someone ...
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5answers
175 views

What desktop setup do you recommend for my totally newbie parents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you setup your parent’s computer ? My parents have never used a computer. Not many left of them in the rich part of the world... But lately despite of their ...

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