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software to limit time

by gorbash / September 8, 2006 6:59 AM PDT

HI there I need some software to limit time users can be on the computer, I don't know enough about wrighting rules, or the code for it. It needs to be something that's easy, I have windows xp and i'm talking about the profiles on windows xp not just atime limit over all. Help please!!!!!!

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Overall time or time online?
by glb613 / September 8, 2006 7:17 AM PDT
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Found: software to limit each person's computer time
by coosa / October 17, 2006 1:51 AM PDT
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I'm in the same boat and am searching for reliable, easy software to limit each user's time on a computer running XP. So far I've found the following options. Has anyone tried any of these? What works best?
-- coosa




User Time Control

User Time Administrator

how to control users' time on computer running Windows XP without buying another software package

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How does this stop the smart ones?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2006 2:04 AM PDT
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By using the CMOS settings and a password...
by Edward ODaniel / October 18, 2006 4:10 AM PDT

to avoid booting from anything but the hard drive Bob.

If it becomes necessary to alter boot sequence the person with the Admin authority and passwords (BIOS and Profile) can make the change then return system to the default of only booting HD as necessary.

Renaming net.exe is also recommended.

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