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Anonymous
April 15, 2005 11:00:02 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button down and
click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now "Block
cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed cookies"
for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties, security
section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have at least a
thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of keys to
press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web sites that i
want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow website
at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical wildcard
option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any help I
can get, thank you.
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 3:12:03 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

FWIW, the entries in the lists for Managed Web Sites that you refer to, are taken
from the sub-keys of this Registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
Settings\ZoneMap\Domains

The DWORD value determines whether the site is allowed or restricted. For example
the subkey named 101lottery.com is not allowed, and so it has a DWORD of 4, whereas
a site in the Trusted Zone will have a DWORD of 2.

There is a small mention of the sub-keys here:
http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,9833441~mo...
--
Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...


"mrbigbry" <mrbigbry@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:60576E89-4F17-4AE7-85A2-E19BB188D308@microsoft.com...
> In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button down and
> click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now "Block
> cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed cookies"
> for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties, security
> section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have at least a
> thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of keys to
> press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web sites that i
> want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow website
> at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical wildcard
> option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any help I
> can get, thank you.
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 3:54:14 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

In IE 5.5 and earlier, Cookies permission is handled via Security Zone
differentiation, yes, but I think, perhaps, that OP is looking for the
locations of settings found in "Per Site Privacy Actions", aka Advanced
cookie handling, found on the Privacy tab of IE 6 Settings. Yes, they're
labeled "Managed Web sites", but those aren't Zone settings.

Each site is a sub-key of:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
Settings\P3P\History

Each key has a single DWORD Value named (Default), 1 meaning "Always
Allow", and 5 meaning "Always Block"

Either way, whether IE 5.x or IE 6, I can see a couple or three ways to
do what OP wants:

1. If IE6, Remove All sites from this list in the IE 6 Internet Settings
location, and then deal with them on an individual basis when they once
again Prompt for cookie acceptance.

2. Export the entire parent key using REGEDIT, then use a decent text
editor that has "Replace" function in Edit>Find. Replace "00000001" with
"00000005" (or not) as each "00000001" is found.

3. Use a script to read an Export of the parent key, prompting with name
of each currently Allowed site and asking whether to change it to
"Always Block".

I can think of a few variations on 3, but no way, whatsoever, to make it
any simpler than that.

My choice of method would probably depend on the current ratio of
"Always Allow" to "Always Block", and I'd *probably* just use "Remove
All" and start over. But I'm not real clear on the context for this
issue. If other users are part of the equation, for instance, and OP
wants to enforce these settings. But the only way to do what the OP is
actually asking to do, use <Shift> or <Ctrl> keys and mouse to select,
would be to rewrite the code for that dialogue in IE. Not feasible.

--
Gary S. Terhune
MS MVP Shell/User
http://www.grystmill.com/articles/cleanboot.htm
http://www.grystmill.com/articles/security.htm

"glee" <glee29@spamindspring.com> wrote in message
news:o PlO5HjQFHA.2356@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> FWIW, the entries in the lists for Managed Web Sites that you refer
to, are taken
> from the sub-keys of this Registry key:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
> Settings\ZoneMap\Domains
>
> The DWORD value determines whether the site is allowed or restricted.
For example
> the subkey named 101lottery.com is not allowed, and so it has a DWORD
of 4, whereas
> a site in the Trusted Zone will have a DWORD of 2.
>
> There is a small mention of the sub-keys here:
> http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,9833441~mo...
> --
> Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...
>
>
> "mrbigbry" <mrbigbry@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:60576E89-4F17-4AE7-85A2-E19BB188D308@microsoft.com...
> > In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button
down and
> > click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now
"Block
> > cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed
cookies"
> > for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties,
security
> > section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have
at least a
> > thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of
keys to
> > press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web
sites that i
> > want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow
website
> > at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical
wildcard
> > option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any
help I
> > can get, thank you.
>
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 4:46:42 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 19:00:02 -0700, "mrbigbry"
<mrbigbry@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button down and
>click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now "Block
>cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed cookies"
>for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties, security
>section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have at least a
>thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of keys to
>press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web sites that i
>want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow website
>at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical wildcard
>option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any help I
>can get, thank you.

I don't know if it will work in that area but if you select one then
hold down the shift key and select another one it selects everything
in-between.

Regards,

Bill Watt
Computer Help and Information http://home.ptd.net/~bwatt/
Anonymous
April 16, 2005 11:19:00 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

That'll teach me to go to bed by 11pm! ;-)
--
Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...

"Gary S. Terhune" <grystnews@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:ul%23TWElQFHA.3156@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> In IE 5.5 and earlier, Cookies permission is handled via Security Zone
> differentiation, yes, but I think, perhaps, that OP is looking for the
> locations of settings found in "Per Site Privacy Actions", aka Advanced
> cookie handling, found on the Privacy tab of IE 6 Settings. Yes, they're
> labeled "Managed Web sites", but those aren't Zone settings.
>
> Each site is a sub-key of:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
> Settings\P3P\History
>
> Each key has a single DWORD Value named (Default), 1 meaning "Always
> Allow", and 5 meaning "Always Block"
>
> Either way, whether IE 5.x or IE 6, I can see a couple or three ways to
> do what OP wants:
>
> 1. If IE6, Remove All sites from this list in the IE 6 Internet Settings
> location, and then deal with them on an individual basis when they once
> again Prompt for cookie acceptance.
>
> 2. Export the entire parent key using REGEDIT, then use a decent text
> editor that has "Replace" function in Edit>Find. Replace "00000001" with
> "00000005" (or not) as each "00000001" is found.
>
> 3. Use a script to read an Export of the parent key, prompting with name
> of each currently Allowed site and asking whether to change it to
> "Always Block".
>
> I can think of a few variations on 3, but no way, whatsoever, to make it
> any simpler than that.
>
> My choice of method would probably depend on the current ratio of
> "Always Allow" to "Always Block", and I'd *probably* just use "Remove
> All" and start over. But I'm not real clear on the context for this
> issue. If other users are part of the equation, for instance, and OP
> wants to enforce these settings. But the only way to do what the OP is
> actually asking to do, use <Shift> or <Ctrl> keys and mouse to select,
> would be to rewrite the code for that dialogue in IE. Not feasible.
>
> --
> Gary S. Terhune
> MS MVP Shell/User
> http://www.grystmill.com/articles/cleanboot.htm
> http://www.grystmill.com/articles/security.htm
>
> "glee" <glee29@spamindspring.com> wrote in message
> news:o PlO5HjQFHA.2356@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > FWIW, the entries in the lists for Managed Web Sites that you refer
> to, are taken
> > from the sub-keys of this Registry key:
> > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
> > Settings\ZoneMap\Domains
> >
> > The DWORD value determines whether the site is allowed or restricted.
> For example
> > the subkey named 101lottery.com is not allowed, and so it has a DWORD
> of 4, whereas
> > a site in the Trusted Zone will have a DWORD of 2.
> >
> > There is a small mention of the sub-keys here:
> > http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,9833441~mo...
> > --
> > Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
> > http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> > http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...
> >
> >
> > "mrbigbry" <mrbigbry@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:60576E89-4F17-4AE7-85A2-E19BB188D308@microsoft.com...
> > > In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button
> down and
> > > click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now
> "Block
> > > cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed
> cookies"
> > > for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties,
> security
> > > section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have
> at least a
> > > thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of
> keys to
> > > press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web
> sites that i
> > > want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow
> website
> > > at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical
> wildcard
> > > option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any
> help I
> > > can get, thank you.
> >
>
Anonymous
April 17, 2005 1:56:11 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

I like that idea and probably never would have thought of it! I have an old
DOS text editor (UED) that would do that really slick. Highlights them as
you go along and lets you decide whether to replace or not.

"Gary S. Terhune" <grystnews@mvps.org> wrote in news:ul#TWElQFHA.3156
@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl:

> 2. Export the entire parent key using REGEDIT, then use a decent text
> editor that has "Replace" function in Edit>Find. Replace "00000001" with
> "00000005" (or not) as each "00000001" is found.
--
--- A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother. ---
April 18, 2005 9:17:07 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

I start getting tired after 8 pm these days! <!!!> I guess I am becoming an
old man <yuk, yuk -- not really but don't worry be happy --- See how crazy I
am>

"glee" wrote:

> That'll teach me to go to bed by 11pm! ;-)
> --
> Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...
>
> "Gary S. Terhune" <grystnews@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:ul%23TWElQFHA.3156@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> > In IE 5.5 and earlier, Cookies permission is handled via Security Zone
> > differentiation, yes, but I think, perhaps, that OP is looking for the
> > locations of settings found in "Per Site Privacy Actions", aka Advanced
> > cookie handling, found on the Privacy tab of IE 6 Settings. Yes, they're
> > labeled "Managed Web sites", but those aren't Zone settings.
> >
> > Each site is a sub-key of:
> > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
> > Settings\P3P\History
> >
> > Each key has a single DWORD Value named (Default), 1 meaning "Always
> > Allow", and 5 meaning "Always Block"
> >
> > Either way, whether IE 5.x or IE 6, I can see a couple or three ways to
> > do what OP wants:
> >
> > 1. If IE6, Remove All sites from this list in the IE 6 Internet Settings
> > location, and then deal with them on an individual basis when they once
> > again Prompt for cookie acceptance.
> >
> > 2. Export the entire parent key using REGEDIT, then use a decent text
> > editor that has "Replace" function in Edit>Find. Replace "00000001" with
> > "00000005" (or not) as each "00000001" is found.
> >
> > 3. Use a script to read an Export of the parent key, prompting with name
> > of each currently Allowed site and asking whether to change it to
> > "Always Block".
> >
> > I can think of a few variations on 3, but no way, whatsoever, to make it
> > any simpler than that.
> >
> > My choice of method would probably depend on the current ratio of
> > "Always Allow" to "Always Block", and I'd *probably* just use "Remove
> > All" and start over. But I'm not real clear on the context for this
> > issue. If other users are part of the equation, for instance, and OP
> > wants to enforce these settings. But the only way to do what the OP is
> > actually asking to do, use <Shift> or <Ctrl> keys and mouse to select,
> > would be to rewrite the code for that dialogue in IE. Not feasible.
> >
> > --
> > Gary S. Terhune
> > MS MVP Shell/User
> > http://www.grystmill.com/articles/cleanboot.htm
> > http://www.grystmill.com/articles/security.htm
> >
> > "glee" <glee29@spamindspring.com> wrote in message
> > news:o PlO5HjQFHA.2356@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> > > FWIW, the entries in the lists for Managed Web Sites that you refer
> > to, are taken
> > > from the sub-keys of this Registry key:
> > > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet
> > > Settings\ZoneMap\Domains
> > >
> > > The DWORD value determines whether the site is allowed or restricted.
> > For example
> > > the subkey named 101lottery.com is not allowed, and so it has a DWORD
> > of 4, whereas
> > > a site in the Trusted Zone will have a DWORD of 2.
> > >
> > > There is a small mention of the sub-keys here:
> > > http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,9833441~mo...
> > > --
> > > Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+
> > > http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/communities/conduct/default.ms...
> > >
> > >
> > > "mrbigbry" <mrbigbry@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:60576E89-4F17-4AE7-85A2-E19BB188D308@microsoft.com...
> > > > In many areas in win98 you can "shift A" or hold the "ctrl" button
> > down and
> > > > click multiple items to change or delete at once etc. I want to now
> > "Block
> > > > cookies" for a whole lot of websites that I have previously "allowed
> > cookies"
> > > > for. In the "override cookie" area in the "internet properties,
> > security
> > > > section", I only know how to change one entry at a time and I have
> > at least a
> > > > thousand of changes to make. Is there any magical combination of
> > keys to
> > > > press down that will allow me to Multi Highlight all of the web
> > sites that i
> > > > want to change (or now block), or do i have to do this one slooooow
> > website
> > > > at a time? And if you know the answer to this is there a magical
> > wildcard
> > > > option that you can use for the "registry" ? I would appreciate any
> > help I
> > > > can get, thank you.
> > >
> >
>
>
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