[windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefold er

  • From: Angus Macdonald <Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 13:29:12 +0100

I'll rename it and try again.

-----Original Message-----
From: Toby [mailto:toby.percival@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 19 October 2005 13:23
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefolder


Hmmmm, maybe a problem with the attachment.


On 10/19/05, Daniel Ensor < densor@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:densor@xxxxxxxxx> >
wrote: 

I would like a copy please :)

-----Original Message-----
From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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[mailto: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ] On Behalf Of Angus Macdonald
Sent: 19 October 2005 13:19
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefolder

It was only a demo I made for my own amusement so there's no way I'd
regard it as bug-free, finished or even 100% stable. It was literally 10 
minutes work and only amounts to about two dozen lines of code.

I've now converted it to an NT service (told you it would be easy) so
I'll send a .rar compressed version to anybody that wants it.

-----Original Message----- 
From: Daniel Ensor [mailto: densor@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:densor@xxxxxxxxx> ]
Sent: 19 October 2005 13:02
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefolder 


Hi Angus

Would it be worth forwarding it to Jim so he can add it to the thin
downloads?
Cheers
Dan

-----Original Message-----
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<mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
[mailto: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ] On Behalf Of Angus Macdonald
Sent: 19 October 2005 12:55
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx  <mailto:windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefolder

I made it myself, for testing purposes. I can't find the service at the
moment but I have an application version I could forward if you want to 
have a play. It's very simple so converting to a service would only take
me a few minutes.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sorin Srbu [mailto: sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ]
Sent: 19 October 2005 12:12
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Block saving executables in user's homefolder


windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
<> scribbled on Wednesday, October 19,
2005 11:42 AM:

> I played a while ago with an NT service that monitored the users home
folder
> tree and simply deleted files of specified types as they turned up. It 

> didn't make me popular but it did work.

Would you mind letting me know what service this was, from where, any
prices, URLs and so on?

TIA.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sorin Srbu [mailto: sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ]
> Sent: 18 October 2005 10:09
> To: Windows2000 Mailing List Windows2000 Mailing List
> Subject: [windows2000] Block saving executables in user's homefolder 
>
>
> Guys,
>
> Is there some way to prevent users to save executables/mpegs/specified

> filetypes in their homefolders?
>
> I'm preparing to move the userfolder to a new fileserver, and did a 
> routine scan of the files and found that there were hundreds of
> executables and installers and three or four copies in next to every
> users's home folder of the humouristic movieclip badluck.mpe (you know 

> the one with the guy in the cubicle who finally gets fed up with his
> computer and totally trashes it).
>
> I think I need to prevent this somehow, as hd-space is filled up
rather
> quick with non-workrelated stuff... It seems like education and 
regular
> reminders just don't work...
>
> How do you ppl prevent this sort of thing?
>
>
>
> BW,
>
> Sorin
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