Password Question

  Dorkins 08:09 09 Jun 2008
Locked

I am running Windows XP and would like to know if i could setup the computer so that a password (besides a user's account password), would have to be used before any software could be installed.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:39 09 Jun 2008

I don't believe it is possible on the home version; XP Pro will allow you to use the Group Policy Editor to prevent software installation.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:40 09 Jun 2008

click here for a link to show how to use GPE in XP Home - news to me :)

  Dorkins 10:55 09 Jun 2008

Think it's about time i introduced my son to the world of Linux and binned all the expensive Windows crap! Thanks for the reply. DS

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

WPA2 hack: How secure is your Wi-Fi?

HP’s new Surface Pro rival is designed specifically for Adobe-using designers and artists

Best kids apps for iPhone & iPad

Que faire si son iPhone ou iPad est tombé dans de l'eau ?