Thursday, February 28, 2013

How To Disable Security Warnings In Windows XP

Have you upgraded your Windows XP to Service Pack 2? Well, if you have, you might encounter a few security warnings on your screen when you open certain files. This is basically intended to improve the security to you system. If you try to open a potentially dangerous webpage or attachments in your Internet Explorer, a security warning appears. The file will open only if you click OK in the warning pop up box. Windows provide help the new users who are not well aware of the threats in the files. However, advanced users use the software only after researching about it. If you are such a user, you can disable the Security Warnings. Windows XP support provides instructions to users to disable these warnings. You can try the following instructions to get this job done.

Configure the Settings in Include All Network Paths
Click Start that you can find on the left side of your windows taskbar to open the start menu. Then click Run and type inetcpl.cpl in the dialogue box that appears.
This opens the Internet Properties window. Then, click the Security tab from this window and select the Local Intranet icon.
Now you need to click Sites.
If you use Internet Explorer Version 7, you need to deselect the option that reads as Automatically detect intranet network option in local intranet zone settings.
Then check the box corresponding to Include All Network Paths and click Ok.
Click OK again to close the dialogue box.

Add IP And or Domain Name to the Respective Fields in Internet Explorer
Open the Start menu and select Run.
This opens the Run dialogue box and type inetcpl.cpl in it.
Now the Internet Properties window opens and from this window, you need to select Security and then Trusted Files.
Now click on the Sites button.
Enter the IP address of your computer into the field provided for that.
Then type the web address into the box provided in the window and click Add.
Uncheck the box corresponding to the option that reads as Require server verification for all sites in this zone and click Close.
Then click OK to close the dialogue box.
If you feel that you don’t want the security warnings to popup, you can disable them using the steps provided by Windows XP support. The above instructions might be helpful for you to in Windows XP Service Pack 2 only.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

How To Transfer Outlook Address Book From One System To Another System?

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most  accepted personal information manager program now used by millions of computer users around the world. In Microsoft Outlook, there exist a feature called Address book, where you can enter the contact details. The Outlook Address Book normally contains the contact information of your Outlook contact. Whenever you send or receive an email or data in Microsoft Outlook, a duplicate copy of the file is created within your system hard drive as a .PAB file. If you want to transfer the address book details to another system, it can be done by transferring these .PAB file.
Steps to follow
Firstly, launch the Microsoft Outlook application on your computer. Now tag along the tools tab on the top menu bar and choose the option labeled E-mail accounts.
Now click on the directory tab and then select the option with title view or change existing directories or address book. When done, click on the next button.
Now choose the personal address book option and then click on the change tab. Now locate the .PAB files in the following directory: C:\Documents and Settings\<User>\Local Settings\Application Data\Outlook\<AddressBook>.pab).
Now right-click the windows start button and choose the option labeled explore or open windows explorer
Now locate the .PAB folder files containing your Address book. After this step, right click on it and select the copy option from the context menu thus formed.
Now insert the USB flash drive into your system and choose the option labeled open folder to view files. Now click on the edit tab and then choose the paste option to transfer the copied files to the removable media.
Now insert the USB flash drive into the second system and transfer all the files into the hard drive of the second system.
To advance, launch the Microsoft Outlook program and choose the E-mail accounts option from the tools menu that is displayed when you click on the tools tab.
Now click Add a new directory or address book option under the directory tab. When finished, trigger the next button.
Now select the additional address book option followed by clicking the next button. Once you have finished this, trigger the personal address option and then hit the next button.
Now locate the copied folder by clicking the browse button. Once you locate the file, trigger the OK button.
Now restart the Microsoft Outlook application to ensure that the entire Outlook Address Book is transferred successfully. Thank you!