RE: Proxy settings in win 98

From: Carr, Aaron [CNTUS] (CarrA@Centocor.com)
Date: 09/24/01


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From: "Carr, Aaron [CNTUS]" <CarrA@Centocor.com>
To: "'Patrick Andry'" <pandry@wolverinefreight.ca>, focus-ms@securityfocus.com
Subject: RE: Proxy settings in win 98
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 11:17:17 -0400

Go into the registry and lock the panel that contains the settings. Then
they can't get in to change anything unless they know how to re-enable them
in the Windows registry.

For more on this, go to www.regedit.com. It's a great site that has tons of
information about the Windows registry settings for all flavors of Windows.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Andry [mailto:pandry@wolverinefreight.ca]
Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 9:09 AM
To: focus-ms@securityfocus.com
Subject: Proxy settings in win 98

Does anybody know of a way to force proxy settings on windows 98
machines so that the users cannot change them? I have a small group of
users who consistantly mess with their settings, then complain when they
can't reach the internet. Management doesn't want to take a stance on
the issue, and I am sick of the users complaining, that they can't
reach the Internet at 3am because the outside proxy that they are using
has shut down. Any help would be appreciated.



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