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#1 Ragtop69GS

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Posted 25 December 2008 - 01:34 PM

Is there a way to turn off access to the Control Panel by secondary (Limited) user accounts ? My kids keep getting in there and changing things, I'd like to put a stop to this. I'm running Vista Home Premium 32 bit.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 03:53 PM

Windows Steady State has recently been updated to include Vista support. It's free from Microsoft here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...ss/default.mspx

You'll access each account by clicking on it in the Steady State windows and then adjust that account's settings there.
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Posted 29 December 2008 - 11:18 AM

Thanks John. Just what I was looking for. Works like a charm.

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Posted 29 December 2008 - 08:00 PM

You're welcome! I'm glad that it suits your needs - I've been waiting for the Vista version for an awful long time!
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

- John  (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ )**If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I have the Knack. **  If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. My eye problems have recently increased and I'm having difficult reading posts. (23 Nov 2017)FYI - I am completely blind in the right eye and ~30% blind in the left eye.<p>If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond.If that's the case and help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.




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