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I'm assuming Windows Server though would be on its own machine and not a guest os on the Win 7 PC?
post #12 of 14
Unfortunately yes that would be the case.
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There might be a way to set up some scripts that when the other user logs in a VM would automatically be started and connected to in full screen. From there on in, the experience would be as if they were in their own fresh install. The only privileges the user would need would be to start that one VM up. I am thinking along the lines of a Kiosk computer (like in a Cafe) in which there is usually just one functionality, IE. In this case the only clickable icon would start up this VM.
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post #14 of 14
Most of what everyone said should be possible to do.

Killing explorer.exe means you need to have a watcher program for things like logoff, etc. The programs at my work kill explorer.exe and run its own security shell which can call explorer when we need the desktop, otherwise it keeps out the start menu and a bunch of other annoying windows stuff.

I dont think the intention was to really create an entire new install of windows for just a user to be able to use and not see the OP drives/folders (though it did look like thats what he was geared to).


Just to note on what I put in earlier for how to add the new group and disable looking at drives/folders, I dont remember what kind of basic priviledges are assigned when you create a new group so you might run into some issues with running programs or something similar. Just FYI.
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