Re: How to restrict user from downloads, access to display settings, and more w/o domain?

From: Sam Bixby (
Date: 01/28/03

From: "Sam Bixby" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 09:09:28 -0000

if you set up different users with differing rights then you can set it so
that only admin can run poledit. at least as far as i can tell. this is on
win9x machines.


"John Thompson" <> wrote in message
> In article <b1342u$sem$>, Sam Bixby
> > using poledit you can stop users changing their desktop - amoungst other
> > things. at least on nt4 workstation and win 9x. if youve not used
> > just mail me and i will mail you a user guide i wrote for myself
> On Win9x/ME this is pretty trivial security, as any user could re-run
> poledit for themselves and remove the restrictions. On NT/2k/XP this is
> more difficult.
> --
> -John (