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Would adding Spywareblaster to my current security be of benefit?

Q: Would adding Spywareblaster to my current security be of benefit?

Greetings everyone...again! I have been reading information on some various security-related items, such as, Spywareblaster, Hphosts, and MVPS...trying to grasp an understanding of each. I must admit...I'm not the most adept at understanding all the technical jargon and just what it is these things do.My sole question is: Would downloading/installing Spywareblaster be of any real benefit, given the security features I already have (shown in my signature line for your reference)?Thank you for your time, indulgence, and any enlightenment!

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A: Would adding Spywareblaster to my current security be of benefit?

My sole question is: Would downloading/installing Spywareblaster be of any real benefit, given the security features I already have (shown in my signature line for your reference)?It's one more layer of protection that doesn't use any resources other than a little drive space, so yes it would be beneficial. My security is similar to yours, I've had SpywareBlaster installed and up to date for years without any problems. Just remember to check for updates every 10 days or so.

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am i going to see any signicant benefit in upping my RAM from 2GB to 4GB?

NOW = intel Core2Duo 65nm, 2200MHz, 2GB RAM, ADSL2. XP pro SP3.

A:Is there benefit in adding more RAM to x32?

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My wife has a DELL inspiron 530s.....I am trying to persuade her to let me fit a graphic card I have....a Geforce GT-730 1GB DDR5 OC boost edition.

she does not play games, but does a fair bit of web browsing and uses MS office word a lot....

what I would like to know ( for me its a no brainer, as I already have the card, have no use for it and being low profile will fit the dell perfectly ) is what benefit should she expect to see and or will it give some measure of future proofing as websites become more complex....?


A:what benefit in adding graphic card to dell inspiron 530s

I don't think it's going to be worth the effort given what she's using it for. And what is the output on the power supply?? Factor that in if you go ahead and try to install the graphic card.

But if it were me.. I wouldn't do it.

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A few friends have PlayStation 2's so I'm trying to hook mine up for interent play through my wireless network.

First problem: My wireless network consists of 2 computers connected wirelessly through a NetGear MR814 Router. I have never had a problem with this network. However, the only wireless device that I could find for PS2 was a Linksys WGA11B Game Adapter. I have since reconfigured the WGA11B to communicate with my network. When I plug it into my router I receive both an Ethernet connection and Internet connection but when I hook it up to my PS2 I get neither.

Second problem: I believe the first problem and overall problem has something to do with port forwarding. I have gone to the EASports MVP 2004 site to find out the ports used by the game and received the following information:

Ports 10500-10519 TCP outgoing for MVP 2004 server
Port 13505 TCP outgoing EA Messenger
Port 10002 UDP incoming/outgoing for connecting to another user to play game
port 6000 UDP incoming/outgoing for connecting to another user for headset during game.

The MR814 allows all outgoing port actions however I need to open up ports for incoming traffic. Would I only have to open Port 10002? I don't have headset so the 6000 Port isn't an issue at this time.

Thanks for taking time out a reading my problem.

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I am switching ISP's, hopefully sometime this coming Monday.
Where do I look in my system to uninstall/delete the current one?
I am assuming I should perform that action before I connect to the new service?
I will be dropping a cable provider + going to a high speed (DSL) one.
I was advised at the Mozilla forum to first contact the new provider to know if it will still be a POP type,whatever that is,what port I need to use,etc.

I am using Thunderbird to view all of my email accounts+want to make sure the new account will carry over also. I realize there is a "wizard" of sorts in Thunderbird for this, but I don't know.
Previously I had a friend via remote assistance set it all up for me,so I am nervous about trying this without understanding what I'm doing.

Thank you

A:Adding a new ISP+wanting to delete the current one

Well, I finally was reconnected to the internet-whew!
My new ISP is AT+T but my emails have to be sent thru Yahoo. I can not send any emails using Thunderbird any more since I switched from Comcast to AT+T.

I have touched base with the Mozilla forum, but do not have the issue resolved. The only way I can send email is to go thru Yahoo. I more than likely have some setting(s) wrong, but I sure can figure it out. Before I switched my ISP I was able to send+receive all of my email accounts thru Thunderbird.

Please help me sort this out.
Thank you

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Hi guys,
I've been fooling around with audio editing lately, and I'm just curious if Audacity's a good addition to a computer that has Sound Forge 10 Audio Studio installed. Will the difference in features between the two take care of different things? Or is it just kind of a repeat? Many thanks.


A:question about adding Audacity to my current configuration

I don't have Sound Forge 10 Audio Studio. (looks like a really cool program). Should have good Sony support. I use Audacity for editing and making mp3's and mp4's it is simple and works.The Audacity support is a forumI think I would use the Sony if I had it.

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I'm currently running Windows Vista and Windows Xp in a 64 bit environment. I would like to add Windows 7. Is it as simple as installing Windows 7 in a separate partition? If not can someone give me some ideas or point me in right direction. I have not used Virtual Machine 2007 but would consider if this makes sense. Thanks for your help.

A:Adding Windows 7 to current XP Pro and Vista multiboot environment

Yes, a new partition would do it. Vista & W7 must be retail copies.

I had tri-boot 10 months ago, but ditched it because of space constraints. If you go virtual, be vigilant as BSODs may develop, especially with an x86/ x64 mixture.

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Are there any known inetraction issues between Norton's Security Security Professional and SpywareBlaster? Also any opinions on SpywareBlaster?

A:Norton's Security & SpywareBlaster

Hello 1casey!

I am running Norton Internet Security and SpywareBlaster and have no problems.

Are you asking this question for information or because you are experiencing problems?

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Ok, so I recently re-installed windows (Windows 7 Home Prem. 64 bit, SP 1), had no issues with it before, Had this PC for year and a half, and today suddenly it gives me the above error when i try to download a file (Even windows updates) off of IE, It's also worth noting pictures do not show up either.
I have found a temporarly looparound by moving a Firefox copy onto this PC from my Labtop via flash drive, but its far from a fix. Still can't download anything, but I can see images and watch some youtube videos.

But theres another error as well when i try to download off of firefox:

I have tried changing my Internet Security settings, but they don't solve anything and they actually reset themselves back to the defualt (Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded) after about 5-10 minuites.

Pretty confident it's a windows issue and not a Networking issue as everyone else can connect fine, and iits also causing issues like "File is corrupt" whenever trying to open files, and is breaking both Firefox and IE, But if mods think this thread is more appropiate somewhere else, Be my guest to move it where it would get awnsered better.

Tried so far:
Reinstalling windows (Yes i moved my games/files to flash drive(s) and formatted my disk when installing)

Changing Internet Security Settings

Thanks in advance.

A:Security Alert Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded

Hi, welcome to the forums you say changed internet security settings go to start, search and (copy paste) inetcpl.cpl ,,2 Open custom and make sure a check in "enable" is set for "Downloads". If you have already done this (it is this way by default) what Anti Virus do you use, and firewall.

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Good afternoon all, In reviewing the various resources here related to recommended anti-malware products (free), I am inclined to download & try out the Spywareblaster product.My question is this: I presently have McAfee AV software (provided free by my ISP), as well as, the FREE Malwarebytes version on my computer [a Dell Dimension 3000 mid tower model, running WIN XP, SP3]. Are there any known or possible problems which could arise by utilizing Spywareblaster?Thank you for your time and review of my inquiry!

A:Having McAfee Security Suite & Spywareblaster on same computer

There should be no conflicts.SpywareBlaster is a program that restricts the actions of potentially dangerous sites by adding a list of sites and domains associated with known spyware, advertisers and marketers to the browser's "Restricted Sites Zone". SpywareBlaster also prevents the installation of ActiveX-based malware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted software amd blocks tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and any browsers that use the Internet Explorer engine such as AOL web browser, Avant Browser, Slim Browser and Maxthon (formerly MyIE2) and provides protection for Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Seamonkey, and Flock.How does SpywareBlaster work? It adds sites to the restricted zones by adding the domain as a subkey under the registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains. A dword is then added to that domain named * and given a hex value of 4 to specify that it is part of the Restricted Sites Zone. More specifically, Spywareblaster sets the "killbit" on the CLSID (Class ID) of known spyware. Every program has a CLSID that is unique to the type of program. Once Spywareblaster enables (writes) those killbits they are "locked in" and any identified spyware cannot be opened. Spywareblaster writes these killbits in and then stays off until you need to re-write them again with an update. Why is all this important? Some types... Read more

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After a long time of trial and error I have, I think, revived my HP with ME OS. My daughter had accepted email from an unknown source and gotten a virus the day my other computer poofed (motherboard) on me. I had no anti anythings as the hp had been offline for over 2 years being used for different purposes.

The odd thing was after a few minutes up and running it would tell me zone alarm was shutting my internet usage down. When I put this computer up for internet usage it had an old outdated zone alarm which I went to add remove and had removed. However it left something behind in the registry so I could only connect and stay online for no more than 7 minutes at a time. I didn't know that until after my uncle and son bought me a program called System Suite 6.

All I currently have on this system for security are the system Suite 6 firewall, anti virus, and spam , and its spyware removal.

Doies anyone have links to current tools one should have in place on a HP running ME? I am sure I have all kinds of things I don't need and missing things I should have.

Will be spending time upgrading everything over the next few days.
LOL oh my, love the bunny smilies.

THank in advance,

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Last night I ran Combofix without any problems and removed multiple items. I started my McAfee to run behind it this morning and it ran extremely slow. I ended up stopping it and attempted to go back to run combofix again tonight and even tried a few other downloads. I keep getting a message that my current security settings will not allow. I have already did a temporary shut down of McAfee to make sure that it was not interferring. I know that I still have atleast some sort of problem because the google search is still acting up and going where it wants to and not where I want it to. any other thoughts.

A:current security settings

Please...follow the instructions at Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html and include your ComboFix log with the posted logs.

You will initiate a new topic in the forum which hosts the Prep Guide above. Do not post the requested logs in this forum.

Thanks for understanding .


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I was infected with all sorts of viruses which have now been removed. In the process I had to remove Real Player (and beefed up the security), which I now wish to re-download. Unfortunately, now when I attempt to download, I get the error message: "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded."

What do I need to change in my settings in order to be able to download this now?


A:Your current security settings...

Closing duplicate thread, please continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/security/587859-troj_dloader-troj_vundo-adw_agent.html#post4841684

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"your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded"
Sorry everyone, rookie here. i was trying to download anti virus programs like malwarebytes and frst but that message pops up.
I'm assuming it has to do with internet explorer settings i have since i can download the files when i use mozilla firefox.
I've recently been hit by cryptowall 3.0 and want to make sure that's not the cause.

A:your current security settings do not allow

You may be infected with Poweliks or Xswkit (aka Gootkit, a Poweliks clone) which typically affects the ability to browse or download files using Internet Explorer and causes PowerShell error alerts. Task Manager typically shows numerous occurrences of (COM Surrogate) dllhost.exe or dllhst3g.exe. If using a 64-bit version of Windows, then these entries will be listed as dllhost.exe *32 or dllhst3g.exe *32. These processes are known to spawn and consume a large amount of system resources. When attempting to download files in Internet Explorer you may receive the message "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded." or you may see a pop-up alert advising that "powershell (powershell.exe) has stopped working".Poweliks is also a Trojan Downloader...meaning it has the ability to download more malicious files so systems risk being infected by other malware, causing a more damaging infection and compromising security. Some ransomware variants which encrypt data are commonly downloaded and seen on systems infected with Poweliks.If you are having trouble downloading files with Internet Explorer, follow these instructions to re-enable downloads/reset all Security zones to default.Please download ESETPoweliksCleaner and save it to your Desktop Double-click on ESETPoweliksCleaner.exe to start the tool.Read the terms of the End-user license agreement and click Agree if you agree to them.The tool will run automatically. If the cleaner finds a Poweliks infection,... Read more

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This Website has changed and looks different.
Ok, I've finally had it with my current Security Software and am running Windows 10 on a Home desktop.
Can anyone recommend a top brand and comprehensive Software to protect my machine ?.
I don't care about costs.
I'm wondering if the Microsoft Firewall provides enough security ?.
Would a stand-alone Software be better ?. Why ?.
Hoping to get some answers.


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Just bought a Lenovo G500s Laptop. It has a driver CD that says `Lenovo Windows 8 Drivers`. I don't want the Windows 8 thing tho, so when I inserted my W7 64 Bit OS I get this error:

EFI CD/DVD has been blocked by the current security policy

The error stays on screen for about 5 seconds then it takes me to some FreeDOS wall of text where I have to insert a new date and time.

How do I get it to boot?

EDIT. Solved: Went to BIOS (F2 or FN + F2) -> Boot.

Boot priority: Legacy Boot.
Boot device priority: SATA first.

A:EFI CD/DVD has been blocked by the current security policy

Is this a OEM manufacturer's PC with Pre-installed Windows 8?

1) Downgrade to Windows 7.
Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
Warning you must have the UEFI/BIOS firmware setting in Step Three set.

Make sure you read the NOTE at Step three.

2) If Using a USB Pen drive on a PC with a UEFI BIOS.
USB Pen drive need to be formatted to FAT32 as in
UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
Take note of Step 11 for Windows 7.
Also you will need to use a USB 2.0 port, as there are no USB 3.0 drivers in Windows 7.

You will need to buy Windows 7.

EFI CD/DVD has been blocked by the current security policy

You can only boot a Windows 8 x64 DVD/USB or 3rd party Partitioning, Backup & Cloning software, which fully supports Windows 8/8.1, UEFI, GPT & Secure Boot.
Which is signed by Microsoft.

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I'm currently running Norton 360 Paid, MBAM Free, MBAE, and CryptoPrevent Free. Should I add anything else to that like HitmanProAlert3?

A:Is my current security setup good enough?

Since you are considering replacing Norton 360 Paid...see my comments in Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools as to why I recommend Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium and Emsisoft Anti-Malware.
I also recommend using the following:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free if you don't want to pay for the Premium version
WinPatrol PLUS
To protect your browser and help prevent advertisements & block websites, I generally recommend one or more of the following:
NoScript - NoScript FAQs
ScriptSafe for Chrome
Adblock Edge for Firefox
uBlock for Chromium, Firefox, and Safari a general purpose blocker which can block both ads and scripts
uBlock Origin
uBlock vs. uBlock Origin: what's the difference?
About Adblock Plus - Adblock Plus FAQs
Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer
Adblock Plus for Firefox
Adblock Plus for Chrome
Adblock Plus for Opera
Ghostery is a browser tool which allows you to block beacons, trackers, advertising, analytics and widgets
Ghostery download
Ghostery - How It Works
Ghostery General Options
Ghostery FAQs
How to configure Ghostery to stop Trackers
Notes about Adblock Plus and NoScript:Google, Amazon, Microsoft pay to get ads past Adblock PlusAdblock Plus is letting companies pay to let their ads throughAllowing acceptable ads in Adblock PlusAttention NoScript Users - Adblock PlusBacking up your data and disk imaging are among the most important maintenance tasks users should perform on a regular basis, yet it's one of the most n... Read more

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I can no longer download pdf info from myhealth.va.gov site. How do I change settings to see info?

edited to add that I can't download anything. Get box about security settings do not allow.

A:"Your current security settings do not allow...

Hi and welcome to SevenForums!

Try this:
In Internet Explorer, go to Tools, Internet Options, tab Security. Click on the Internet zone and then on button "Default level".

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Hello friends.I am very much interested about pc security.And want to learn A-Z of the do's and don't and how to's of pc security.I have a laptop at my home,and I have armed it all the tools I know about.I am just 18 years old.And kind of IT guy for my family..So here is my computer specification-
windows 7 ultimate as OS
my security set up are-
avast free antivirus 2014
MBAM free
sandboxie free
windows firewall
UAC set to recommended level.
I always browse net in the sandboxed browser.and only access the sites marked green by WOT.I never download cracks,pirated software,keygen and never go to porn or warez sites.And try to keep all browser and adobe reader up to date.I use google chrome as default.regularly update windows.I also removed flash player and java as I don't need them.I also daily update avast and weekly update MBAM and run monthly full scan and threat scan(for MBAM only).So here is the safety measures I follow.do I need to follow something more?Please rate my security set up,and suggest how to enhance it so that get the best out of it.

A:I want some sugestion to maximize my current security set up.

So far so good. Check your firewall settings to make sure any programs/services you don't use aren't allowed through. And make sure your Windows updates are configured to update any Microsoft products as well.
I would not, however, run two antivirus programs at the same time. They can impede one another, and the end result is like not having AV protection at all. Pick one, and delete the other. If you're that security conscious, you can always temporarily install another, disable the first, update the signature files and do a full scan with the second, then uninstall it and re-enable the first one. http://www.security-faqs.com/why-shouldnt-i-install-more-than-one-antivirus-program-at-a-time.html
Also check your browser add-ons and remove any that look iffy or that you don't use.

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Well, I purchased my copy of Vista 64 bit about a week ago, just settling into using at the moment. I kinda knew before I bought it that 64 bit isn't massively well supported, but the increased speed of 64-bit software was crucial to me, so I decided to go for it.

Now I've come to look at the security situation, since security centre oh-so-loves to tell me I've got no antivirus, and I'm not really a fan of the Windows firewall, in all its tackiness. I had a little look around on the net, and it seems that support is absolutely pitiful at the moment, with very few companies actually supporting Vista 64 properly.

My problem is that I'm only 16, and I don't exactly have money floating around to hurl at security software - especially not after shelling out 900 on a new machine anyway. We've got a family license key for ZoneAlarm, but it's not compatible so that's no use to me at the moment.

I've read about there being some alteration coming in Vista SP1, which should supposedly increase compatibility with 3rd party firewalls, but I have no idea if that means that ZoneAlarm will work in say a month's time (in which case I get the combined solution I really want and trust, and for free as well). I was looking at NOD32 earlier, which appears to work with Vista, but it looks like it's only AV and Spyware. While it looks like a great piece of software, shelling out 25 for a half-solution isn't my idea of good econ... Read more

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I am trying to open a .swf file with Windows Media Player on my Toshiba Satellite running Windows 8.1, however, each time I try I get this message, "Your current security settings do not allow this actiion." What the hell is this and how do I fix it?

A:Your current security settings do not allow this action.

Seen this thread?

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When Selecting The Ubuntu Installation USB "USB has been blocked by the current security policy"  Message Comes How I Can Fix It?  I Searched All But No Answer My Laptop     Ideapad 110 15IBR   Celeron n3060   4GB Ram    1TB Hard Disk

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I have Vista Home premium and use Firefox and/or IE.
I want to attach a schedule I made but I get this msg when I try to open as an attachment:

"your current security settings will not allow this file to be downloaded."
My Anti-virus Security settings are not the problem, I think it is the IE permission that is the culprit. Can anybody help me on this?

A:can't send because of Current security settings

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I'm trying to upgrade my McAfee security service and when I go to their site
(and other sites) I get and error box that states "Your Current Security Settings Do Not Allow You To Send HTML FORMS"

Please help.


A:Solved: Current Security Settings

1. Go to the "Tools" menu, and "Internet Options"
2. Select "Security" tab, and press "Custom Level" button.
3. Check on "Submit non-encrypted form data".

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As many people heard recently there was a new exploit which targeted Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash Player, Microsoft put a rush on a new security update to fix the issue. I went to Automatic Updates and it wasn't on the list so I proceeded to download it manually. I installed the security update
IE11-Windows6.1-KB2964358-x86 for Win 7 Home Premium 32 bit with no problems. Once I restarted my computer I clicked to open the browser and instantly a message popped up to close the program. I closed IE and it automatically opened a new tab, once it opened a new tab another message opened telling me that the program is not working and it has to be closed. This happened in an endless loop until I shut down IE entirely. I uninstalled the security update and my IE is working once again.

Any suggestions?

Thank You

Additional info: As I am writing this I also realized that there is a counterpart to this update, IE11-Windows6.1-KB2964444-x86 which I haven't installed yet. Plus I also have a situation where all my old updates reappeared on the update list once I installed SP1.

A:IE 11 Automatically Closes After Current Security Update

I had the update in my Windows Updates. I installed it and no problems.

Sometimes there are other updates required before certain ones can be installed. Its best to wait for the update to show up in your Windows Updates rather than go after them manually.

I also have Firefox browser installed so I used that until the Microsoft I.E.11 fix showed up.

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The security setting are in MEDIUM but I cannot download files from Internet.
What can I do???

A:Your Current Security Setting do not allow to download this file!!!

Is your firewall/antivirus/antispyware blocking the download?
If not: From the Tools menu, select the Security tab. Go to Custom level. Scroll down to Downloads, beside File downloads clicky Enable. Do NOT enable anything else that isn't already enabled.

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when i tried to download Artmoney (or anything els) this message pops up saying "your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded" the only solution i can find is to change my custom security settings under internet options but that doesnt work and im still getting that message. any help would be greatly appreciated

A:your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded

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When Selecting The Ubuntu Installation USB "USB has been blocked by the current security policy"  Message Comes How I Can Fix It?
I Searched All But No Answer
My Laptop 
   Ideapad 110 15IBR
   Celeron n3060
   4GB Ram
    1TB Hard Disk
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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Since this changes day by day I thought I'd pick you friends of mine brains and see what you have read on this issue.

Currentlly I'm leaning toward Windows Defender and Livecare since they can be obtained for free with careful shopping.

I'm running Vista Premium and would like something LITE on the system resources since this rig is over 3 years old.

Thanks a Ton

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Recently, I have been getting a message saying "your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded" and does not let me download the file.

Lately this has become a major issue for alot of internet users, because when i search it up on google, the number of questions are crazy.

Unfortunately, all the answers left to help the person never work for me. I have tried about everything, from lowering down my firewall, to trying to change my registry.

If this question has been asked many times before in this forum, I'm sorry to post another one,but for some reason the search button on the website was not working for me.

Since you guys have solved my problems before,i am counting on your for help again!

If you need more details,ask me anything, because the earlier this problem is over, the better.

A:Your Current Security Settings Do Not Allow This File To Be Downloaded Popup

Try this and see if it helps. If it does you will have to decide if you want to disable the security that it gives you for the convenience of downloading what you want.

Go to your user settings and under the UAC (User Account Control) uncheck the box and I beleive you may have to reboot.
See if you still get the messages. If you do, then you may want to go back and select it again.

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whenever i try to download something, program or game, i get this box that pops up and does not allow me to do anything.

i tried going to tools-internet settnigs-security and clicked on restore defaults and still get the same thing. i did not mess with any settings.

i did however have a problem that led up to this...here is the back story.

the past few days every now and then i would get a pop up from AVG saying there was some sort of infection, so i would try to heal or send to vault then it would say the file did not exsist.

so i then tried to run a sypware scan, i think that i got originally from here, it said it needed to download the latest version, so when i did that is when i first got the above error and it would not let me run that download. so i just ray the spybot.

i did still get a pop up after running that, but haven't again for a few hours now........but still cannot download anything.

thanks in advance for any help!


my computer has been running slow lately and sometimes pages take forever to load and i have to hit refresh a few times for it to work, i just thought it was due to moving and having to go with a local cable internet service instead of road runner through time warner.....i don't know if that has any bearing here or not, just thought i would let you know, that may be a seperate post/help

A:[SOLVED] your current security setting do not allow this file to be downloaded

while waiting for replies i thought since i reset the web setting maybe i needed to reboot, so i did that and now i cannot get back on the internet!!!!

i checked my network connection and it is good, i mean i am on another computer that is hooked up to the same modem. router, etc, and this is working fine, but on the other computer it is telling me that i am not connected to the internet. yet my network connection is showing up fine.

i am really at a loss of what to do now...........

thanks again! jennifer

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Whenever I try to move my .ZIP files into another folder (by dragging and dropping) I get a "Your current security settings do not allow this action" error. Even when I try to right click on them (to cut and paste or unzip) I still get a "This page has an unspecified security flaw. Would you like to continue" error. I work with .ZIPs a lot, so this is really driving me nuts!

Windows XP Pro SP3

A:"your Current Security Settings Do Not Allow This Action" When Moving .zip Files...

Have you checked the properties on those files. Read only...

Are you logged in as administrator?

Does sound to me like there might be a windows corruption somewhere, so it won't hurt running a checkdisk.
Right-click drive -> properties -> tools
Just set it to automatically fix errors and skip the bad sector part.
Reboot if you have to.

Hope it works out.

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I'm frustrated. I've been working on this pc for almost a week, and removed many many many viruses and spyware, adware products, and have only one problem left. Your current security settings prohibit activex controls on this page. As a result the page may not display correctly.

I've wandered through this forum for several days, and have tried all the suggested solutions. The IE internet options are set correctly. The registry zone value 1200 is set to 0. I've run disspy, hijackthis, and bunches of other things. They currently seem clean.

I can't reinstall the OS or IE because this is an HP 533c, and the restore disks are not available. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks.

BTW - XP home on 2.4ghz, ie6

A:your current security settings prohibit running activex controls

[qoute]To resolve this issue, add Windows Update to the trusted sites zone:1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
3. Click the Security tab.
4. Click Trusted Sites, and then click Sites.
5. Clear the require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone check box.
6. Make sure that the following URLs are listed in the Web Sites box: ? http://*.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
? http://*.windowsupdate.com
Note: If you want to add a URL to the Web Sites list, and the Add button is unavailable, contact your system administrator. [/qoute]

So this solution didn't help?

I thouht that one can reinstall IE without recover disks or even upgrade it to new one version

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Hello everyone,

I am hoping someone can please help me with the following...

My current security setup is...

AVG free anti-virus
Windows Defender anti-spyware
Zone Alarm free firewall version 6.5.737.000
Cyberhawk http://www.novatix.com/cyberhawk/
Firefox browser with no-script extension

I also do periodic scans with AVG anti-spyware free (real time disabled), spybot search and destroy, lavasoft adaware, a-squared, and bitdefender online scan.

My current setup is working fine, but recently when I tried to upgrade Zone Alarm free, it caused my computer to crash and restart so I had to go back to version 6.5.737.000 which always worked great. I have also read reviews that the most recent version of ZA is also causing crashes. Additionally, ZA free is now about a 38 MB download which takes some time to download on a 56 k dial up connection.

I like to keep my security software updated, but do I really need to update to the most recent version of ZA ? If not now, then when ?

I have been thinking of trying the free Comodo firewall as it seems to have good reviews, although I heard that the company was previously affiliated with a spyware company. I heard similar rumors about the company behind spywareterminator previously being affiliiated with spyware.

Is comodo a better choice than ZA free ? The upcoming release of comodo (version 3.0) is supposed to have HIPS, so as long as it does not conflict with cyberhawk, I guess I should be OK, or I can do ... Read more

A:My current security combo & Comodo Versus ZA free Firewall

I am currently in a similar position to you, although I got there in a different way!

I was using Win 98 quite happily and had NOD32 and ZA Pro (one of the 6.0 series because it was the last one that worked with '98 and, like you, I had read a lot of stuff about the problems some people were having with the 7.0 series). My 98 computer suffered a terminal crash (due to an error of mine!) and so I now have XP Home. I have made several attempts to get a new d/l of ZAP but without success, probably because my anti-spyware sub expired during the period I was 'offline'.

Like you I was appalled at the prospect of a 38MB d/l for the free version on dialup so I got Comodo. It's too early to make a judgement about whether Comodo is better, worse or just different to ZA, because I'm still very much in the learning process with it. Perhaps a long term Comodo user will respond and give us some feedback?

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I often get the message your current security settings prohibit running active x controls on this page, but I have checked the box under advanced in internet options to allow active content to run....I also have enabled active x controls under custom levels for internet. Does anyone have any other ideas on what I can do to stop this message?

I have Windows XP Home SP3.



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I've been trying to resolve this error for a number of days without success so your help would be much appreciated. I've been getting the following error "window boot manager has been blocked by the current security policy"  I tried the following:Inside BIOS, under Boot Tab I have changed the Boot mode to Legacy and have changed Secure Boot to 'disabled'That resolves the error message but now the laptop will not boot up - it just hangs on the Lenovo logo for hours Please help 

A:G50 Window boot manager has been blocked by the current security policy"

Reference this post:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/G50-80-Error-quot-window-boot-manager-h... In BIOS, change OS optimized defaults to other OS.

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When attempting to download files, I'm getting the message

Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded

in a pop-up dialog.  Then the download manager pops up and the file is listed with Retry.  I Retry and the file downloads properly.  I have computer GPOs in place the allow file downloads on all Zones and can't figure out which setting is
causing this message to appear.

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Alright i am having a problem with my ActiveX. every time i try and install something (an automatically loading installation, like flash), it gives me this error:

"Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX on this page. As a result the page may not display correctly."

It is not having to do with my security settings. I have already checked them over a million times. Everything is set to enable AcitveX, but still for some reason i still get this error. It's really driving me crazy because i can't install flash, and i can't figure out why i keep getting this error.
An example page that gives me this error is the following:

Can someone please help?
Thank you

A:Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX on this page

the only thing i can think now is, go into internet options set everything as default, reboot then check it again to see if it's changed. and/or put the site in your trusted sites.

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I have XP home edition and want to use windows updates to update my security packets, but when i go to windows update is just says "your current security settings prohibit running activex controls on this page. as a result, the page may not display correctly" What can I do to stop this?>

A:your current security settings prohibit running activex controls on this page?????

Open IE.
Tools - Internet Options.
Click on 'Security' tab.
Click on 'Custom Level' for 'Internet' zone
First item is for 'ActiveX Controls & Plugins'
Change it from 'Disabled' to 'Enabled'
Restart IE.

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I have an old lap-top from work on Windows NT, with IE6 installed on it.

Every time I go to a Flash site the error message comes up with "This page provides potentially unsafe information to an ActiveX control. Your current security settings prohibit running controls in this manner. As a result, the page may not display correctly".

I cannot change my security settings in Internet->Options because the edit button has been disabled (probably by Tech support at work).

Is there any way I can change the security setting in the Registry to allow Flash and ActiveX controls to be viewed?

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When I went to some websites, I got a table from Internet Explorer that:

"Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page. As a result, the page may not display correctly"

There was only one button "OK" in the table. When I clicked on it, another table appear showed:

"You must click YES to get access"

There was also only one button "OK" in the table. When I clicked on it, the IE was not responding.

I use WinXP SP1 - IE6. My IE's Security is reset to default medium. I also added Macromedia to Trusted Sites but the result was not better.

I don't know what happened. Please help me.

A:"Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page

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hello all, im new to the forums here and thought that this would be a good resource for troubleshooting some of the problems i have been having. my computer has recently been invaded by a trojan horse but with the help of spyware s&d and adaware, i've been able to get rid of most of the problems. however, this message will periodically appear even though i am not browsing the internet:Current security setting prohibits running Active X control on this page.also recently, my computer has been locking up on me for no apparent reason. windows wont respond to ctrl alt del and the mouse wont even want to move for the most part. and just recently i reformatted this this.....hoping i dont have to go through that painful procedure again : / anyhoo...heres what hijack this had to say:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 5:34:22 AM, on 6/27/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system3... Read more

A:Current Security Setting Prohibits Running Active X Control On This Page. Keeps Popping Up

Hello there, It is a good idea to print off these instructions - they will be needed later when internet access is not available. You may also like to save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above. It is important that you complete the following instructions in the correct order, and also that you don't miss anything out!Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.Double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.Put a check next to Run VundoFix as a task.You will receive a message saying vundofix will close and re-open in a minute or less. Click OKWhen VundoFix re-opens,Click Scan for Vundo button.Once the scan is complete,Right Click inside the listbox (white box) and click add more filesCopy&Paste the 2 entries below into the top 2 boxesC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\nnnllig.dllC:\WINDOWS\system32\gillnnn.*Click Add Files and Click Close WindowClick the Remove Vundo button.You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click YESOnce you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click OK.Turn your computer back on.Please post the contents of C:\vundofix.txt and a new HiJackThis log.David

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I am having a variety of problems with Office 2000. Depends upon the computer. This is a Dell Precision 410 Workstation (week old) 128mb ram, with 10Gb HD. The only programs that are running Office 2000, PageMaker (installed after the messages appeared), Adobe Acrobat 4, Winzip, Norton Antivirus Corporate Addition.

When activating help in Office 2000 you can type a question....all works fine then when you select a topic the message below appears:

Error Message Reads: This page provides potentially unsafe information to an ActiveX control. Your current security settings prohibt running controls in this manner. As a result, this page may not display correctly.

This is help....is it tied to Explorer? Help.

A:{Moved to Applications Forum} - What does " Your current security settings prohibt running


Yes, this is directly tied to your Explorer settings.

The new version of Help (released with IE4) now uses HTML and ActiveX controls to control the navigation through the help files. It uses a stipped down version of your web browser as the "help" browser. It also uses the same security settings that your browser uses.

So, to get rid of the message, open up your IE browser and click on the "Tools" heading in the Toolbar. Go down to "Internet Options".

In the "Internet Options", select the "security" tab.

In the "Security" applet, You can either lower the security level, or you can click on the "Custom Level" button and enable "Run ActiveX Controls and Plug-ins" and "Script ActiveX controls marked safe for Scripting".

Hope that helps

[PS. if you need more help, I can move this thread to the applications forum, where you will be able to get more detailed help]

Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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Hello, I currently I have eTrust Security suite. Here is a link to the product page, except I have the '06 version. http://home2.ca.com/DRHM/servlet/Controlle...ductID=50709600My subscription ends soon. Now Im going to install free software instead, as many have recommended. What will I need in order to replace this suite? Would AVG Anti-virus free, AVG anti-spyware free, zonelabs firewall free, ad-aware se, spybot s & d and spyware blaster replace this suite?If I was to replace the suite with the products listed above, what advantages wouldn't I have compared to if I had the eTrust sercurity suite?Or is there better free software than what I have listed?Thank you, for reading. Help greatly appreciated.

A:What Will I Need To Install Inorder To Replace My Current Commercial Security Suite (free Replacements)?

The free software you have listed all look okay to me. Other people may recommend different antivirus and firewall applications but it's more a matter of personal choice - I think the ones you have chosen are fine. Another good one to add would, in my opinion, be the free version of SuperAntiSpyware.

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Whenever I go to access my NAS I get a security certificate error. I used to get this in IE 9 but I just added the certificate and problem solved. I cannot seem to do the same in IE 10 am I missing something?

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Adding WPA 2.
I use DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/03/09) mega - build 12255 [and it's worked well for several years] on a small unsecured home network in order to increase the range.

When I set this up several years ago I added a specific nondefault username and password to the Linksys 610N v1 router. Now when I open, DD WRT either shows me my username with a hidden password or goes straight to the various tabs and I can make and save changes in the DD WRT options.
I never got around to adding any security to the any of the devices all of which work perfectly through the router.
However now, I set up a new connection on Windows 7 and added WPA2 with the router password but this new connection does not connect. I cannot make it connect automatically or manually. Even when I put the original DD WRT as first in line to connect it does not connect until I manually click the connect button.
When I add WPA2 and AES to the (which usually has no security enabled) I lose connections from both the connections, the one with and the one without security enabled.
I have confirmed that I have the correct username and password by opening DD WRT with a new browser.
I have read multiple “How to's” without benefit. Since DD-WRT works perfectly it seems to me the problem is in W7. It seems like I have some basic misunderstanding (usually) of security or my system is somehow different.
I will greatly greatly appreciate advice.

A:Adding security > inability to connect

Hello gwatts and welcome to SevenForums!

From the sound of it, I believe you set up a username/password for accessing the router's built-in web interface, which is what you access in your browser by typing

You cannot use this password for WPA/WPA2 encryption; this is set up with a completely separate key. You should first set up WPA2 encryption using your router's interface, creating a new passkey of your own choice in the process. Then you set up your clients (the computers connecting to the router) to use the same passkey.

The exact steps to do this depend on your router model. Do you have a manual for it or are able to download one from the manufacturer's webpage?

Here is a tutorial I found via Google: Tutorial: How to set up WPA2 on your wireless network - Computerworld

It's kinda old, from 2006, but should help you get a basic understanding of the way WPA and WPA2 work and how to set them up.

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