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Disabling TaskManager

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Can anybody tell me if it is possible to disable the TaskManager for a particular W2k user by setting a registry entry?


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yes use domain group policy (can be found under Active Directory Users and Computers's properties) you can set even more useful restrictions and settings for domain user

hope you find a right path

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What if I don't use Active Directory?

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how can you use W2000 domain without AD?
BTW NT has it's group policy too, you may set some restrictions for clients anyway.
Mostly these setting applys only for NT based OS

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Well, the job in mind is for an Internet Cafe and since they don't have a server we've setup the machines individually without a Domain.

No Domain = No Active Directory.



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try Local Security Policy, this applys for local machine

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Local Security Policy can be found under Administrative Tools in Control Panel

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I checked local policies. No dice.

Any other suggestions?


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I think u should make program, so if user press the ctrl+alt+del key, it will have no effect, because u intercepted the key.

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Nice idea but severely difficult with Windows. Do you have some source to suggest?

M
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LOOK FOR THE FILE TASKMGR.EXE IN THE FOLDER SYSTEM32 INSIDE YOU WINDOWS (WINNT) DIRECTORY.
RIGHT CLICK THAT FILE AND SELECT PROPERTIES
GO TO THE SECURITY TAB
DENY EVERYTHING FROM ALL LISTED USERS/GROUPS, AND IF EVERYONE DOES NOT EXIST ADD IT AND DENY ACCESS ALSO.
YOU CAN ALLOW ACCESS TO A SINGLE USER ALSO IF YOU WISH
HOPE THAT WILL HELP

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I know how to disable it... but only through the Group Policy editor.

Does anyone know how to change settings in the Group Policy through Visual Basic?
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