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How To Add "Security Tab" In Windows XP Home

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 01:40 PM

Downloading and Using the Security Configuration Manager Tool (Security Tab)

For information about how to use the Security Configuration Tool set with Windows NT 4.0, please see the white paper at the following Microsoft Web site:


Windows XP Pro and Windows 2000 already have the Security Configuration Manager installed.

Preparation for installing the Security tab

1. Log on to the system with a user account that has FULL ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES.

2. Manually create a System Restore Point using START-HELP and SUPPORT. Name this Restore Point BeforeSecurityTabInstall.

3. Using Windows Explorer, create a new folder on the hard drive and name it SecurityTabInstall. This folder will be used to store the downloaded setup file for installing the Security tab. Once the installation is completed, this folder can be removed if desired.)

4. Download the Security tab setup file from the following web site, if you haven't downloaded it from the above links.

4a. Save scesp4i.exe to folder SecurityTabInstall.

5. Open folder SecurityTabInstall and locate file scesp4i.exe.

6. Double click on file scesp4i.exe and extract it to the same folder SecurityTabInstall.

Note that nothing as yet has been installed or modified on Windows XP Home Edition.

7. Disable any installed security program feature(s) that could block registry changes or program modifications to Windows XP (such as security programs ProcessGuard, RegDefend, and AppDefend).

8. Disable the resident anti-virus program.

9. Close down all programs in the lower right systray, exclusive of any software firewall.

10. Close all open windows.

Install the Security Tab

1. Using START-SEARCH-FOR Files or folders, navigate to folder SecurityTabInstall. Locate the file named setup.inf in folder SecurityTabInstall.

2. Right click on setup.inf and click on Install on the drop down menu. The installation of the Security tab will begin.

3. After the installation is complete, shutdown and reboot the computer. (Note that the installer may not issue a "Complete" message. Wait approximately 2 minutes for the installation to complete.

4. Log on with a user account having FULL ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES.

5. Re-enable the resident anti-virus program and any previously disabled features in other security programs.

Multi-Boot, Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 x64 & Windows 8 Pro x64

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