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How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9

Q: How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9

Hello Since Microsoft has decided accessing user from under prevent How IE9 a tools to to not develop a Windows version of Steady Sate I have been following their documentation Creating a Steady State by Using Microsoft Technologies doc Group Policy Settings for Creating a Steady State doc and Windows SteadyState How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9 Reference Spreadsheet xlsx We have a number of Public Access PC on our network With Steady State I was able to prevent these PC from browsing our network or viewing any files or folders on the PC itself I have all the group policy changes suggested above plus a bunch more so far total The Public Access PC is set up with autologin the user localmachine PublicUser with only user permissions How do you prevent a user from accessing tools under Internet Explorer and or View Downloads Example why I want to block this access Under this user you can go open IE then access to Tools by either Alt X or clicking on the gear icon next to the Home and Favorite icon Then open up View Downloads or jump straight to View Downloads by Ctrl J in IE Once in the default download location the user then clicks on options on the bottom left of the screen This brings up another pop up and if the user then clicks on the Browse Button he gets a nice little notice that reads This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer Please contact your system administrator Now the crazy part When the user clicks OK for the notice they get a new Windows Explorer window In the Navigation pane it allows the user to the view the network We have network discovery and file sharing turned off so when the user clicks on Network they get a nice notice about network discovery and file sharing How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9 is turned off If they click on the notice a new pop up comes up with the option Turn on network discovery and file sharing If the user clicks on it they get the pop up called User Account Control So now I have turned of User Account Control Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users I had already set a policy How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9 to keep the user from accessing all drives from my computer But when this Explorer Window the user can open up they had access to their my documents libraries music The real point is the user should not able to see or access anything Once they get the operation has been canceled message it should take them straight back to the web browser not open a Windows Explorer Window Thanks for your assistance Greg

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A: How to prevent a user from accessing tools under IE9

No matter what you do, consider setting up LUA+SRP as well.
Software Restriction Policy

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/217289-how-prevent-user-accessing-tools-under-ie9.html
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A:Limited User Accessing Adminstrative Files And Tools

At Member request, I am bumping this question.
jgweed

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A:Prevent programs from accessing the Internet , how ?

Open the Group Policy Editor (GPEDIT.MSC); might be something in there which allows you to block internet access for certain programs.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/prevent-programs-from-accessing-the-internet-how.376483/
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Have you tried removing the XP drive letter in Win7 Disk management?

Are you booting via the BIOS Boot order or one time BIOS Boot Menu key? This is cleaner than having Windows configure a Dual Boot which interlocks the HDs and requires surgery to remove one.

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A:Installing rights to standard user or prevent an admin user something

a) This may be possible in theory but it would not be easy. Don't go there.
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You might be able to see what is running using this little program.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/292613-prevent-windows-7-accessing-2nd-hard-drive.html
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A:How to Prevent Logged-on-User Sleep?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-prevent-logged-on-user-sleep.107397/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/prevent-user-from-changing-the-clock.551158/
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If you set a password for each accounts it wont do auto login when you start your PC and you will get prompt to enter password to log in. You can set a small easy to remember passwords for each accounts in your windows 10.
 

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?All it is done.

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A:How do you prevent auto user lock out on Win 7?

is this a question about Windows 7 the OS
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/1057-how-do-you-prevent-auto-user-lock-out-win-7-a.html
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A:How Do I Prevent my 13 Year Old from accessing "Adult" Content?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by OdynYork


Windows seven has a built in Parental Control Section. However the only options I see are the option to control time usage, Games and Ability to use programs on the computer.
There are no "Internet controls" that will prevent him from watching Adult material "Accidentally" or not, or sites that promote gambling etc.

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If you answer Please provide a hyperlink to whatever Microsoft page or other solution. And please explain in detail what your solution provides/does etc. thanks


Windows Live Essentials

This has family safety and lets you see what your kids are looking at and block things they shouldn't. Free

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/89992-how-do-i-prevent-my-13-year-old-accessing-adult-content.html
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A:How to prevent user from running portable software?

Using Software Restriction Policies to Protect Against Unauthorized Software: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/bb457006.aspx
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-prevent-user-from-running-portable-software.777137/
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A:Prevent user from deleting websites visited

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/188251-prevent-screen-shutdown-when-switching-user.html
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What processes are beining terminated?
Are you the Administrator?






Quote:
It would be awesome if I can hide certain programs and processes in a standard user's task manager, but still be able to see the processes when I click the "Show processes from all users" button which comes with an admin password prompt.


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http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/257388-how-prevent-standard-user-terminating-processes.html
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A:Prevent user changing time manually?

Change the user instead!

Sorry couldn't resist

Hope you solve this.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/369982-prevent-user-changing-time-manually.html
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User Profile Error - Logged on with a Temporary Profile - Vista Forums


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http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/36059-prevent-log-screen-user-avatars-switching-places.html
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Sounds like the account is corrupted
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settings.MCP/MCSA/MCTS/MCITP

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3c5592ab-ddc6-47fa-b293-e191786214a0/administrative-user-only-for-install-software-but-prevent-intercative-session?forum=w7itprogeneral
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/on-unload-event-prevent-user-from-saving-the-mainform-without-filling-the-subform.899626/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/322280/block-user-from-accessing-folders/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/404857/accessing-internet-from-other-user-account/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-one-user-account-not-accessing-internet.797531/
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You would have been just fine doing a repair install.
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=XP+Take+Ownership

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George

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No one has any idea of any possible program?
 

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A:Prevening domain user from accessing Computer

Lots to be considered. Joining a domain is intended to give the company admin configuration control of all the company users.
This is normal, expected and even proper for the company to do this.




restrict domain account userClick to expand...

hmm; only the company admin should be able to do this and almost always it is done using some scripts, NOT by loggin into your PC. So - - who is accessing your PC remotely, the admin - - how do you know this occurs?

PCs joined to a domain usually get a replacement for PC Login - - the network form and that creates a link to the domain controller.
 

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A:Problem Accessing XP user accounts folders

Sometimes when you reinstall WindowsXP, you can receive an Access Denied error when trying to open a previous user's directory.
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http://www.onecomputerguy.com/windowsxp_tips.htm#file_ownership
 

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Hello yeabuddy,

You could use the tutorial below to set the D and J drive permissions to "Deny" all access to only that specific user account.

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

Hope this helps,
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Quote: Originally Posted by blockie


I use "Teamveiwer" to access my daughters computer. I can and do this, sometimes, unattended. On occasion I see one of the children, in their teens, viewing inappropriate content. But I don't know which child. They each have their own account that are PW protected. I would like to place, on their screen, something that can't be removed that identifies which user account is being used. This item should ALWAYS be on top of anything else on the screen and cannot be removed except by the administrator, their mother.


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Hello SysEngineer and welcome to Seven Forums.

You probably want to deny those users permission to access your data. These tutorials hsould help.

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

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Thank you

Best

Jamal

Best

Jamal

A:Requiring user name\password when accessing a machine over the network

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A:Re-accessing User Settings after switching Permissions and Controls

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
 

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u didn't mention which OS u r using...anywayz try removing everything from your network configuration i.e. network card, TCP/IP, client for Microsoft network etc... remove everything, restart your PC n it will autodetect your network card, reconfigure your IP etc...reset once more n c whether that works. good luck
 

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A:Accessing folders/files of Password protected User account in Win XP

Try this on your other pc with the laptops hard drive connected:

Use an Administrators account:

(1)
open my computer and from top menu select tools >Folder options > View :

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How did you change the password back? Did you do it from within the account in question or as the Administrator? If as the Administrator, try changing it back again while already logged into the account.If that doesn't work, and you don't have either a Password Recovery Disk or a user set up with Data Recovery rights, (the disk or the user rights must have been created while you still had access to the files) then I'm afraid your files are not recoverable.

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I have a series of 7 forms which allow users to select various options and complete some computation in the DB. The whole process takes no more than 3 mins.

However, some users will go to Form 3, then exit Access. And they will forget which Form to continue from.

To prevent such a problem, I thought of writing some code to prevent the user from exiting Access till they have completed all 7 forms.

I would appreciate if anyone can advise if this can be done and how to do it.

Thanks!
 

A:Access 2003: How to prevent user from exiting Access without completing action

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/access-2003-how-to-prevent-user-from-exiting-access-without-completing-action.734031/
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In 98 I could right-click on another user, go to "Properties", click on the "Tools", tab and "administer to them with an admin password. What happened to this in 2000? Might I have something set wrong. 98 to 98 still works, but 2000 to 98 and 98 to 2000 has no "Tools" tab. I have all domain admin. rights and privledges.

Thanks,

Drew
 

A:Loss of "Tools" tab to administer user?

Are you referring to user manager or what? Pretty vague description.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/loss-of-tools-tab-to-administer-user.61308/
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A:Accessing Windows 7 User folders on Windows 8 PC

Hello Goodbrew, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You have the thread marked as solved. Were you able to get it sorted?

http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/34267-accessing-windows-7-user-folders-windows-8-pc.html
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I just finished disinfecting my computer and correcting some resulting problems with the assistance of the "Am I Infected Forum" here:
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A:System Tools Empty and Admin Tools Missing Item

Download

http://www.mediafire.com/?kblkok4l1f5z8cw

Extract it,using

http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar410.exe

COpy the contents of administrative tools to

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools

or

You can use this tool to recreate your admin tools

http://www.winxptutor.com/download/admintools.zip
copy the contents of system tools to

%allusersprofile%\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\System Tools

If you're missing whole ACCESSORIES folder then use this tool

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/Accessories.htm

Good luck

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/439365/system-tools-empty-and-admin-tools-missing-item/
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A:Infected With Spyfalcon And Hacking Tools And Unwanted Tools

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/53114/infected-with-spyfalcon-and-hacking-tools-and-unwanted-tools/
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A:All antivirus tools and anivirus tools aren't working

Hi again guys
Just wanted to let ur'll know that i also ran VPRE and it removed 2 trojans and healed 4 files..
The log is saved on my windows XP but i cant for some reason manage to connect to the internet now on it. Could it be something to do with the trojan??? if possible i will try to get the end of the log of VPER and post it using a flash drive.Please do try to reply asap
Thanks

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/267996/all-antivirus-tools-and-anivirus-tools-arent-working/