Advice 1: How to prevent programs access to the Internet

Many of the programs, and not even necessarily malicious, irritating users with constant connection attempts are not always known by the servers (especially games). Fortunately, any firewall, including the built-in Windows XP, you may solve this problem.
How to prevent programs access to the Internet
Instruction
1
Open control Panel and navigate to Windows Firewall settings.
2
Go to the tab "Exceptions".
3
Click "Add program" and browse to the executable file of programs that interest you.
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The program now appears in the list. Install next to it a tick in order to allow the program output to the network or remove it to disable.
Note
4. In the left part of the window, click Allow a program or feature through Windows firewall. To allow the program access to the Internet, select Public. To deny access, clear the check box next to the name of the program. To delete an existing rule, select the name and click the Remove button.
Useful advice
The panel on the left find the link "Allow a program or feature through Windows firewall" and go for it. Here click "Change settings". The window You see a table that has a list of programs and speakers with the types of networks (private and public). That would deny the program access to the Internet, you need to remove the checkbox in the table opposite the name of the program from column "Public". If You do not need to make a rule for the program, you will be able to remove.

Advice 2: How to prevent install programs

In the Windows 7 operating system provides flexible adjustment of the rights of each user. The administrator specifies the list of actions that the user has in the system and only the administrator of this list may change. Software installation — an action affecting the security of the system.
How to prevent install programs
You will need
  • - administrator rights.
Instruction
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Log in to the operating system as the user "Administrator". For this you need to know the password of the system administrator account, and enter it when you start Windows. As a rule, these data have been installed by the user when the computer first starts, for example, when you install the operating system. If you do not have administrator rights, disable the account or try to recover the password.
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Run the "local group policy Editor". To do this, please Run gpedit.msc and confirm it by pressing enter on the keyboard. This way you give a command to the operating system using the command line. In the left part of the window, expand "user Configuration" - "Administrative templates" — "System" and go to "Run" only specified Windows applications. Double-click this label to start the service.
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Opens the settings window of the service. Set the switch to the word "Include", and then click on the "Show". Window opens the "Output contents." Here you need to specify which programs can run. Thus, if you specify a strict list of. exe files that the user has the right to run, run setup.exe or any other installation will be the limit of its possibilities.
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Also it is necessary to disable the possibility of making changes to the registry, running applications from the command line, and starting from help. These services are interrelated, however, turning off one turns off the other. You can set different rights for the software. If you have a large number of programs on your computer, browse and delete unnecessary to save memory.
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