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Windows 7: Lock down win7 ultimate account from family whom are messing it up

24 Apr 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 Bit)

thanks very much seavixen. I have found searched on google and have found that i need to switch on the share folders option and then i simply have to deny them access.

But then i'm worried about one thing and that is what if they access a site which requires access to for example C:\WINDOWS, C:\PROG' FILES, etc and the site cannot download any files due to me denying them access?

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24 Apr 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Then they will have to ask you to to temporarily lift the restrictions.

The bottom line is that you will be the arbiter of what they can download.
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24 Apr 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 Bit)

i understand mate. Just a pity...why didn't microsoft make a system where ALL windows folders/files were totally seperate from any programs...allowing me to then simply set the system folders to read-only.
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24 Apr 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Just remember, you're the boss and children have to learn the hard way! :)
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 Lock down win7 ultimate account from family whom are messing it up

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