OWC for Windows Vista Users

When OWC is first run on windows Vista, you will see this error window


Disable User Access Control

1.      Launch MSCONFIG by from the Run menu.

2.      Click on the Tools tab. Scroll down till you find "Disable UAC". Click on that line.


3.      Press the Launch button.

4.      A CMD window will open. When the command is done, you can close the window.

5.      Close MSCONFIG. You need to reboot the computer for changes to apply.

Note that you can re-enable UAC by selecting the "Enable UAC" line and then clicking on the Launch button.

Enabling ActiveX

1. In the Microsoft Internet Expolrer toolbar, click on Tools>Internet Options>Security

  1. Click on ‘Internet’ then ‘Custom Level’. Scroll down and click ‘Enable’ and all ‘ActiveX’ entries


4. Click‘OK’.


Reverse this process to go back to original settings, or click on ‘Default Level’ to return to the default.

Disabling IE 7 Pop-Up Blocker

1. Click on Tools>Pop-Up Blocker>Settings

2. Type in conference.oracle.com in the ‘Address of Website to Allow’ space


3. conference.oracle.com will appear in the ‘Allowed sites’ pane - Click ‘Close’