Re: Need help setting up my guest account so that the guest cannot delete any file and cannot right click.



In news:1163645333.480571.166570@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx,
aakash.shah47@xxxxxxxxx <aakash.shah47@xxxxxxxxx> typed:
Need help setting up my guest account so that the guest cannot delete
any file and cannot right click.
i have many people using my computer sometimes guests. they sometimes
endup deleting my files and changing the background for the guest
account. so i want to set my guest account in such a way that he guest
user cannot delete a file and also cannot right click. by the way I
have windows xp home.
i really need your help. plz reply back soon.
Thank you very much in advance

Disable the built-in Guest account.
Create a user account called "visitor" or something else. Don't give it
admin rights.

Check out the Shared Computer Toolkit from MS
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sharedaccess/default.mspx

or see
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm


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