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Windows 7: Is there a way to disallow changing system time/date?

30 Aug 2010   #1
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Is there a way to disallow changing system time/date?

A bunch of guys in the office change the date/time and conveniently claim they finished their work on time. Is there a way to disallow changing of time?

Thanks guys


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30 Aug 2010   #2
LEWke

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Starter x86
 
 

Hi,
can you give more info? What kind of OS? Domain or not?
Kind reg,
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30 Aug 2010   #3
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildgoat View Post
A bunch of guys in the office change the date/time and conveniently claim they finished their work on time. Is there a way to disallow changing of time?

Thanks guys
WIN | type SECPOL.MSC | ENTER

WIN is the key with wavy flag.

Now navigate as shown in following attachment.

-change-time-right.png

Date and Time - Allow or Prevent Users and Groups from Changing


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30 Aug 2010   #4
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Or you can make them all standard users.
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31 Aug 2010   #5
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildgoat View Post
A bunch of guys in the office change the date/time and conveniently claim they finished their work on time. Is there a way to disallow changing of time?

Thanks guys
WIN | type SECPOL.MSC | ENTER

WIN is the key with wavy flag.

Now navigate as shown in following attachment.

Attachment 94373
Thanks. This did it!
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31 Aug 2010   #6
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Or you can make them all standard users.
Some older apps dont work with the standard user account.
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31 Aug 2010   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Wildgoat,

Glad to hear that the problem is solved and to have been of assistance.
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01 Sep 2010   #8
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildgoat View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Or you can make them all standard users.
Some older apps dont work with the standard user account.
I really just said that because you sounded like you wanted to get back at them.
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01 Sep 2010   #9
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildgoat View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Or you can make them all standard users.
Some older apps dont work with the standard user account.
Then you have a big problem, very big. No user should ever EVER have administrator power. An administrator user can revert any change you make in Local Security Policy and regain the ability to change the time.

You already lost your ability to control these computers. Either take away administrator power and find a way to make your old broken POS applications work, or give up now.
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