Hi Colleen, you will want to look at a program like Deep Freeze http://www.faronics.com/html/deepfreeze.asp Deep Freeze protects millions of computers worldwide=9724 hours a day, 7 days a week, month after month, year after year=97saving countless hours of technical support. Reduce or eliminate technical support time completely and keep expensive computer assets running at 100% capacity. Deep Freeze instantly protects and preserves original computer configurations. Completely invulnerable to hacking, Deep Freeze makes computing environments easier to manage and maintain. Each restart eradicates all changes and resets the computer to its original state, right down to the last byte. Protect a single, hundreds, or thousands of computers across a distributed LAN, WAN or over the Internet. Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new. Editor MikesWhatsNews see ~ http://www.mwn.ca <mikeswhatsnews-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?Subject=3Dsubscribe> See my Anti-Virus pages <http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/mikes_virus_page.htm> <virusinfo-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?Subject=3Dsubscribe> A Technical Support Alliance & OWTA Charter Member ******* Mike's REPLY SEPARATOR ********* On 11/5/2004 at 3:03 PM Colleen Gayle Lane wrote: Good afternoon. We're trying to set up public pcs for the library so we don't want users to be able to make any changes. We create a username and while we're setting them up we give them administrative rights and then once we're all done we change them back to guests. There are a few little annoying things though: 1. When we have the user set up with administrative rights we set up the power options to NEVER go off. When we change them back to guests it goes back to the monitor turning off after 20 minutes. 2. When the user has administrator rights we select our screensaver but then when we put them back to guests it goes back to none as screensaver. 3. Also you know the little popup that comes up and says "Click on the start up button"? We turn it off with administrator rights, but it keeps popping back up once we put them back to guests. Any help in making these changes permanent would be appreciated. Thanks. Colleen Gayle Lane Milton Public Library 45 Bruce Street Milton, Ontario L9T 2L5 Phone: 905-875-2665 Ext. 3257 Fax: 905-875-4324 Web: www.mpl.on.ca For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.