Re: limiting other users
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From: "x y" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2002 19:26:30 -0500
I agree. Remove all other users from the Administrators group. Other
programs run fine from a floppy without any system files being installed or
registry values changed, and there's not much I can think of for you to do
to prevent this sort of program, though you could remove the Start, Run
command, restrict access to Explorer, etc.
Some of these programs you might want to block using a firewall, if these
are internet programs. Some firewalls and proxy servers are free:
"msnews" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> What OS are you running? IF XP or 2000 give yourself admin and set
> else up as users. Some programs don't follow permissions anyway, Kaaza
> such let anyone load them.
> "Jwrmach" <Jwrmach@aol.com> wrote in message
> > I am the administrator and I want to know how to
> > completely block the opition for other users (limited
> > ones) to be able to add/remove programs. If I cannot
> > block this, there is no point in having security at all.
> > I am not networking, just home and business use. Thanx.