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Restrict Access Within Xp Home Sp2

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#1 fozzie


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Posted 14 January 2007 - 04:52 PM

OK Following set up :

XP Home SP2 3 computers in a network.Would like to setup one account for my eldest son top only do his homework i.e. only access to certain websites. Any suggestions please? No mSN access no games nothing.

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Posted 14 January 2007 - 05:06 PM

I hope this helps Setting Permissions as for the internet I believe that you can launch internet explorer and click on tools/ settings and enable a content manager that blocks everything but a list of websites that you chose. I'm not at home tight now to play around, but I think you can. As for setting program permissions, make sure that your sons account is limited and log in as an admin and then set up the permissions for the programs. Go to c:/documents and setting/sonsusername/desktop to remove any applications but those you want, and then c:/documents and settings/sonsusername/start menu to edit his accessable start menu programs. Beyond that I will have to wait until I get home to play with stuff. (I think you are limited with what you are able to do unless you have NTFS file structure.( right click on c:/ under my computer to see {Fat or NTFS})) Hope it helps.

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Posted 14 January 2007 - 07:13 PM

You could also try the Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit.

This free tool is used by schools and libraries to very severely restrict a user account, and is more comprehensive and centralized than using Windows' built-in tools.

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Posted 14 January 2007 - 07:30 PM

Here is another free for home use filtering program that you can also add sites to.
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
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