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Your ideas are good, however one problem with the guest account (I've tried that idea, it is a good one) it wont let Webroot SpySweeper run thus putting the computer at risk of spy-ware whenever she is on the computer. HOWEVER, if I were to log into my mom's (the Admin) account then Switch users to my sister's account, wouldn't the program still protect the computer even though it wasn't running on her account? Now there's an idea :]
you could create a new restricted account, give it the same level of access as the guest, and allow for webroot to run, and still have it pretty locked down.
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you could create a new restricted account, give it the same level of access as the guest, and allow for webroot to run, and still have it pretty locked down.
Hmm, so that is possible, would be in the advanced users stuff though? See, I'm new to that, but I guess if i sit down and tinker with it I could figure it out as I do with most other things. Just a lil time consuming =P
Okay, well thanks for your ideas!
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Well, if you're running XP, TweakUI and Doug's XP Security Console would be a good starting point.

Doug's offers a lot of the same tweaks that TweakUI power toys does but it'll be account specific wherever it's been run so it may be more applicable to your situation.

If those don't offer what you'd like to do then just google it... you have a 99.9% chance of finding either a group policy or registry edit to get it done.
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Well, if you're running XP, TweakUI and Doug's XP Security Console would be a good starting point.

Doug's offers a lot of the same tweaks that TweakUI power toys does but it'll be account specific wherever it's been run so it may be more applicable to your situation.

If those don't offer what you'd like to do then just google it... you have a 99.9% chance of finding either a group policy or registry edit to get it done.
Thanks man! I never heard of these programs, but they look legit! I'll give em a try
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In administrative tools, which is located in control panel, you will see computer management, you can create new users in the console there create a new limited user, and set up what programs can be accessed. Another option would be a free tool from Microsoft called Windows Steady State, which lets you select the amount of access you want to permit to a specific user(s). Although it looks like it will be phased out soon.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...displaylang=en
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you can implement gpos to restrict almost ever aspect of xp pro. I would not extensively implementing gpos unless you have some experience with active directory, because it is extremely easy to go to far and restrict the wrong things and mess with system stability and usability when you get into the more advanced options. Im going to assume since this is a home network you dont have a server running active directory. In that case, you need to implement local gpos on every computer she uses.
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you can implement gpos to restrict almost ever aspect of xp pro. I would not extensively implementing gpos unless you have some experience with active directory, because it is extremely easy to go to far and restrict the wrong things and mess with system stability and usability when you get into the more advanced options. Im going to assume since this is a home network you dont have a server running active directory. In that case, you need to implement local gpos on every computer she uses.
Well she only uses one, and I think what I'll do is set up a test bench and just fiddle with this stuff untill i get it tweaked just right, then move to my mom's PC and set it up.

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Well she only uses one, and I think what I'll do is set up a test bench and just fiddle with this stuff untill i get it tweaked just right, then move to my mom's PC and set it up.

BTW, i LOVE your Quote xD!!!
I would give this article a read.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307882

It goes over the extreme basics of using GPOs. Clicking on the more info will redirect you to server 2003, but rest assured that the stuff is pretty much the same. Microsoft is just assuming that a technet user is usings ous and domain wide gpos in Active Directory.
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On a non-domain machine GPOs are difficult to work with as they will apply to the whole system, not just the specific user account without a little bit of work to fool the system...

Here is how to trick XP (and 7 for that matter) if you're not going to use UAC and all that fun stuff.
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