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K, I need to stop someone from accessing the net. I tried to make his acount Limited but if he has a username & password for the dail up connection he can access the net!
What can I do?

I am using Windows XP prof.
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by:Yan_west
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What is your setup, this person is using a dial up internet access from his own box?
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he has his own dail up username & password thats why he can connecet to the net. I limited his acounts in XP, he can still do it
well I dont wanna allow anybody to enter the net cause my phone bill is high
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Remove the modem from his computer.. :) or just disable the modem in his hardware profile , and remove him the ability to access the control pannel/hardware properties with group policy...

Or run this application and remove what you do not want him to access. I think in the free version, you'll have to do it under his own username.. check it out.

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_securityconsole.htm
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I want to use the inernet but I dont wanna each time to put the modem and take it out + cant windows do it?
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check the application i suggested. You can prevent the utilisation of applications, and the access to alot of stuff under windows.
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btw I will check the program out
thx
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by:peritoX
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one problem
this program doesnt use password, anyone that will open it can enable internet access
right?
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Well, yes,  but disable what you want, and remove the software after, or hide it....
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With the licensed version, you can load another user's profile, make the desired changes, and save them.  WITHOUT HAVING TO LOG ON to their Desktop. so it'S only installed on your username, not his.
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by:alandc
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Most of these tools have downloadable and time limited demos. I would suggest installing this "Family Filter" on your computer which is NOT defeatable and will block all access to porn, chat, and file sharing.  Without these features folks quickly bore of accessing the internet. Their service costs about $50/year and is impossible to defeat because it runs at the SYSTEM service level and requires a password (and reboot) to uninstall it. It doesn't however answer your question about blocking all internet access.
http://www.afafilter.com/
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In order to block all internet access I suggest:

"PC Security" which you can configure to your own parameters. One seat license is $45
http://www.tropsoft.com/pcsecurity/inetlock.htm

"Internet Lock" from these folks is only $30.
http://www.toplang.com/internetlock.htm

"ENUFF" can be used to restrict internet access. $30
http://www.computeractive.co.uk/downloads/1134037

And "XP Protecter" has a variety of similar tools for $21.
http://www.topshareware.com/XP-Protector-download-11254.htm

Try one of these or find another searching at:
http://www.download.com/Parental-Filters/3150-2162_4-0.html
http://www.download.com/Online-Privacy/3150-2144_4-0.html
http://www.download.com/Internet/2001-2017_4-0.html
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