[mswindowsxp] Re: Locking down (sort-of)

  • From: "Sabo, Eric" <saboe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 15:29:28 -0400

Adding an end user to the local Power User group will give them the
ability to install most software - any software that doesn't
load/install services.  =20


I would suggest getting to the Active Directory first, then you will get
all the management benefits on the desktop (XP)
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-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Fowler [mailto:mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 3:26 PM
To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [mswindowsxp] Re: Locking down (sort-of)


No Active Directory yet. On the horizon, just not yet. We are going to
move=20
to XP from NT first later this year.


At 03:24 PM 4/28/2003 -0400, you wrote:

>Are you running Active Directory?  If so, you can use group policies to
>lock down the machine.
>
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>Has anyone had any success locking down XP Pro such that a user can
>still=3D20
>load their own software, but not mess with Network or other settings?
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>Matt Fowler
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>mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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