Solved

Restrictions

Posted on 2004-04-10
3
399 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-29
When I am on a webpage and try to  click tools and internet options I get a prompt screen telling me that this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.Please contact your system administrator. But I can go the long way....my computer,control panel,internet options and it works fine. I know this sounds like  a small problem,but the less buttons I have to use the better.Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Gigabyte2004
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
blue_zee earned 75 total points
ID: 10798294

Fix your registry with this:

http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/RepairTabs.reg
1) Restores the missing Tabs in IE (usually spyware related)
2) Unlocks the grayed-out Home Page section
3) Removes the Administrator message in Internet Options

After that, download Ad-Aware from here:
http://lavasoft.element5.com/support/download/
Install, UPDATE and run.
You may need to reboot and run again to clean all the nasties that cannot be deleted at once (“in use”).

Also excellent is SpyBot Search & Destroy available here:
http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=download
Install, UPDATE and run.
You may need to reboot and run again to clean all the nasties that cannot be deleted at once (“in use”).

Even if Ad-Aware and SpyBot S&D are similar, they do clean different things. You should have both of them and use REGULARLY.

You can also install “preventive” software that will help you control these nasties:

SpywareBlaster:
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
Avoids malicious Active X installs.
Advantage: no system resources used!!!
Just download, install and UPDATE.

SpywareGuard:
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareguard.html
Monitors for attempts to install malicious software.

All of them extremely useful but you must keep them UPDATED.

Zee


0
 

Author Comment

by:Gigabyte2004
ID: 10798474
Thanks.I ran ad-aware and it found 11 things. I already use spybot,spywareblaster and spywareguard.:)
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:blue_zee
ID: 10798642

:)
0

Featured Post

Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

No single Antivirus application (despite claims by manufacturers) will catch or protect you from all Virus / Malware or Spyware threats. That doesn't stop you from further protecting yourself however - and this article is to show you how.
Determining the an SCCM package name from the Package ID
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question