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Windows 7: Set up private folders with multiple administrators

06 Jun 2014   #1

win 7 64 bit
Set up private folders with multiple administrators

Hello. I re-installed our home computer cause it was freezing up a lot. Everyone has an admin user profile.

I was wondering if there is some way to prevent other administrator users AND (this is important) Newly created admin users from accessing my c/users/name folder.

genuine Windows 7 64 bit

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06 Jun 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

You cannot restrict an admin account. All admin accounts are equal and have the exact same rights you do. This is by design.

If a user cannot be trusted with this kind of power they should not have an admin account.

If you have Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate (not home editions) you could use NTFS encryption. This is not completely secure when there are other admin accounts.
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