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How To Permanently Enable Use/operation Of Task Manager & Disable It For Other Users?


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#1 canager

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 09:13 PM

This is related to my previous post regarding the "only-One Administrator-in-our-PC" question.

I only want myself to be able to tinker w/ the Task Manager &prevent others from with it.

I'm aware that it's possible to disable the Task Manager but i think/believe when i do so, it affects ALL users. so i want to learn how to how to do a "user-specific" disabling of the Task Manager.

Thanks!!

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Posted 22 October 2007 - 06:28 PM

XPPro has this ability through the Group Policy settings - but I don't think that Home has to do it through registry editing.

Here's the regedit for disabling it for the current user:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000001

You'll have to make some modifications in order to apply it to each user that you want it to apply to.
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Posted 23 October 2007 - 03:09 AM

Thanks Sir for sharing your knowledge!




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