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#1 fleamour

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 09:52 AM

Hey

I am setting up a small network & was thinking of using the guest account facility. But I cannot seem to locate the option to turn the guest account on or off. Has it been disabled for security reasons or am I not looking hard enough?
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Posted 16 February 2008 - 09:58 AM

1.Click the Start button on your desktop, select Settings then Control Panel.
2.Click Users and Passwords, then select the Advanced tab.
3.In the “Advanced User Management” window, click Advanced.
4.In the “Local Users and Groups” window, click the Users folder.
5.Right-click the Guest account and select Properties
6.Under the General tab, select the “Account is Disabled” checkbox. Click Apply and OK.

Is it a security risk??? There should be little sensitive data on PCs & is generally for internet access & word processing.
ASRock Conroe (micro ATX) - Ubuntu 12.04/Win 7 Ultimate (x86)
Intel C2D E8400 3.0GHz/low profile Noctua (single fan)
4GB OCZ DDR2 RAM, GeForce GT220 1024MB

Vintage IBM-T21 laptop, Xubuntu Lucid LTS
512MB KingSpec RAM, 1GHz CPU [T22 Fan], Wireless-G PCMCIA, 7200RPM HDD




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