Restrict access to control panel xp

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Win 2K and XP access Pro on a 13 workstation network - I am the administrator with control full rights.
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You can use Group Policy Editor to restrict access to the control panel.
I've got no panel idea how effective these are but they look promising.Buttino, join Date: Aug 2005, location:.Go to User Configuration Administrative TemplatesControl Panel.Thread Starter, join Date: Aug 2000, location:.Not sure about 2K but on XP, run "c" to access the Group Policy Editor.At the bottom of restrict the right pane are tabs for Extended and Standard views.Closed Thread, subscribe, posting Rules, you may not post new threads.Also make sure the user in question doesn't have admin rights to the PC they're tinkering with.Check this out by opening computer management and local groups.You can download the program for evaluation for 30 days for free here : Tweak Manager.1, if you are as impressed as I was with the program you can then pay the licence fee (.95 ) for the full product,.He tries to fix the odd 'glitch' himself and succeeds in screwing up a load of other settings in the process, rather than call me to fix.Posts: 58, you can't password protect the control panel itself, but if you implement access Group Policy it will be come your friend!

The left pane gives you restrict access to panel the Local Computer Policy for control both Computer Configuration and User Configuration.
You can do this remotely should you wish to keep your intentions secret!
There's some security restrict options for disabling access to the control panel and printer options under "User Configuration Administrative Templates Control panel Panel".The restrictions control can be applied to individual users, so you can remove the Control Panel access for one user, and leave it available to others.Ccent/ccna, cisco Routers, sSL WebVPN, securing Routers Policy Based Routing Router on-a-Stick VPN Security Understand dmvpn GRE/IPSec Configuration Site-to-Site IPSec VPN IPSec Modes Cisco Help VPN Client Windows 8 VPN Client Windows 7 CCP Display Problem Cisco Support panel App.You could also try "Tweak Manager" - a program that lets you apply all sorts of restrcitions, which include preventing access to Control Panel, or just some of the items within Control Panel.At work, I have someone who continually fiddles with printer settings.Free PatchManager, facebook - Like Us!Posts: 1,777, restricting Access to Control Panel and Settings.Time to create page:.114 seconds.Is there any way I can put control panel and settings behind a password so that I can control access?Best Answer: You can only lock access if you are running control Windows XP Professional.See who's in the local admin group.Linux dhcp Server, linux Bind DNS, linux File Folder Permissions.Closed Thread, subscribe, thread Tools, search this Thread, fJJP.