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

  • From: Matt Fowler <mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 14:42:09 -0500

Unfortunately, AD first is not going to happen here. We just won't use many 
of the benefits until later. However, can user's still mess with the 
network settings and such as Power User's?


At 03:29 PM 4/28/2003 -0400, you wrote:

>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
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>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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>From: Matt Fowler [mailto:mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
>Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 3:26 PM
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>Subject: [mswindowsxp] Re: Locking down (sort-of)
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>No Active Directory yet. On the horizon, just not yet. We are going to
>move=20
>to XP from NT first later this year.
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>At 03:24 PM 4/28/2003 -0400, you wrote:
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> >Are you running Active Directory?  If so, you can use group policies to
> >lock down the machine.
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> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Matt Fowler [mailto:mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D20
> >Sent: Monday, April 28, 2003 3:18 PM
> >To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [mswindowsxp] Locking down (sort-of)
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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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