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Windows 7: Guest account access problem

23 Aug 2010   #11
dranfu

 

Flybywyre,

Did you get a chance to test this out yet?


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25 Aug 2010   #12
Flybywyre

Windows 7 Home Premium (build 7600)
 
 

Hello Danfu

Yes I did manage to finally get it sorted last night
However I am not sure how I did it but the end result is exactly what I wanted. You click on the drive while in the guest account and immediately a box comes up saying "access denied"
It took hours and I did mange to lock myself out, fortunately I was able to get back in as you can see.
It does seem absurd that W7 makes what should be a very basic function so very difficult.
Anyway once again thanks to yourself and Barman for your help :)
Cheers
FBW
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25 Aug 2010   #13
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Good to see you have things how you want them

and though the system that Microsoft uses for permissions may seem overly complex - as it has to be scalable from a single machine with two users, as in your case, to thousands of machines with hundreds of users, it's not too bad a system. - it does get easier after the first few times you have to use it :)
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