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Windows 7: Password to install programs.

07 Apr 2011   #1
SevenNerd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Password to install programs.

In pretty much every Linux Distro you cant install anything without the administrator password. Is there any way to set up my windows 7 like that?


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07 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SevenNerd View Post
In pretty much every Linux Distro you cant install anything without the administrator password. Is there any way to set up my windows 7 like that?

Yes, you can do that;

Sudo for Windows 7/Vista Glorious Computing

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Apr 2011   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Set up a standard user account for day to day work. By default, standard users dont have permission to install programs. With User Account Control (UAC) enabled, standard users need to provide the administrator account password to install programs. With UAC disabled, standard users cannot install programs.

Setting up a User Account in Windows 7

Set a strong password for the administrator account, so nobody can use it casually.
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07 Apr 2011   #4
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Bill2 is right of course, I completely misconstrued your post. Time for bed I think!

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Apr 2011   #5
SevenNerd

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

perfect thanks bill
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