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How to prevent a somone to run a program

by brathamike / November 4, 2005 6:52 PM PST

Hello im new here just wanted to say hello. Well my question is i have windows xp pro and im setting up a guest account. I would like to know is there a way that i can prevent a usuer to run a special program and how to lock the start menu?...

thanks
mike

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Permissions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2005 8:07 PM PST

You could do that by altering the PERMISSIONS of the files for that user. You can find plenty of documents about permissions on google so I won't write anymore but to note you can change the menu directory to readonly and for the special program, place the user in a group that can't read the directory or .EXE (again, permissions and ownership.)

No addon programs are needed, just use what the OS gives you.

Bob

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by brathamike / November 4, 2005 11:31 PM PST

thanks bob

mike

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