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Windows 7: Protecting Programs Drives and Folders in multiple accounts Windows 7

26 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Protecting Programs Drives and Folders in multiple accounts Windows 7


I would like your help on the following. I have a Windows 7 PC that is going to be used by 2-3 people. I want to be able to hide (or lock) folders among these accounts, so an account can not access (or even better see) other person's files and folders. I want all of them though to be able to use all the programs installed to the PC.

(Also not essential but it would be nice to know if I could make the same with programs, although all programs are going to be used by all accounts. It is just nice to know for any future needs).

Can I achieve this with Windows 7, or will I need a seperate third party application? I would prefer to use Windows 7 settings, even if it is more "tiresome" to set up, as I have used third party applications some years ago, but ultimately I found them not very efficient...

Can you provide some info on how to do this?

Thanks for you help,

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26 Apr 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro

Yes, just make them a standard user.
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 Protecting Programs Drives and Folders in multiple accounts Windows 7

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