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Software that prevents unauthorized installation or system changes


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#1 cosmic_sniper05

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 08:25 PM

My computer is shared by a lot of family members. Most of them don't know anything about computer security and some don't even care what the results of their changes may be.

For this reason, I want to prevent them from installing or changing anything from the system.

I've heard some programs that restores the system upon reboot.

Can anyone suggest a reliable and secure freeware.


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#2 RedDawn

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 10:41 PM

Returnil is one such program, both a free and paid version are available.

Official Forums are HERE.


The good people over at Wilder's Forums have a lot of experience with this type of software and will be able to offer more advice on similar programs.


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#3 rowal5555

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 11:59 PM

Not sure if it is still free
http://www.snapfiles.com/opinions/Sandboxie/Sandboxie.html

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