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Windows 7: How to place restrictions on standard user accounts beyond parentals

06 Jul 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by solarmystic View Post
@chev65 It seems like Guest Mode has been removed from Windows 7 RTM 7600 after MS deemed it caused many bugs in its implementation.. The option does not appear in the Manage another account box... Here's to hoping it comes back in a Service Pack.


I beg to differ ...
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06 Jul 2010   #12
JonM33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by solarmystic View Post
@chev65 It seems like Guest Mode has been removed from Windows 7 RTM 7600 after MS deemed it caused many bugs in its implementation.. The option does not appear in the Manage another account box... Here's to hoping it comes back in a Service Pack.


I beg to differ ...
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He's not talking about the Guest Account. Don't be so quick to pull the trigger.

http://www.winsupersite.com/win7/ff_pcsafeguard.asp
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06 Jul 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

I stand corrected, though that does look very useful if it ever 'comes back' to Windows.
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06 Jul 2010   #14
JonM33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
I stand corrected, though that does look very useful if it ever 'comes back' to Windows.
It does look quite useful. It reminds me a lot of Windows SteadyState, which works perfectly for Windows XP and Vista.

Windows SteadyState Returns Your PC to Normal - How-To Geek
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