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

  • From: "Daniel Ensor" <densor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 13:01:31 +0100

Hi Angus

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

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


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]
> 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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