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Windows 7: admin installation privledges help

14 Feb 2011   #1
zeroxzzz

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
admin installation privledges help

does anyone know how to make it so that only the admin can install games or programs on the computer i have more than one person on the computer and wanted to make it so that im the only one that can install programs or anything


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14 Feb 2011   #2
Maguscreed

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Windows 7 x64
 
 

The easiest way I know of is to activate parental controls on the other accounts. They will not be able to make system changes without using your password.
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