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I have 3 Win XP pro computers networked in a workgroup I want to create new user accounts on them so that others who use my computers won`t be able to access the other computers in network, I only want the admin account to be able to do this ..


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scampgb earned 35 total points
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Hi greeneel,

It's default behaviour for local user accounts not to be able to connect to other machines.

Log in as the Administrator
Right-click My Computer
Manage
Local Users & Groups
Users
Right-click in the Right-Hand Pane
New User...

That will then allow you to create the user that you want to log on.

I hope that this helps - let me know if you need any further help.
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thx wish i had more points to give
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make sure you disable your 'Guest' account as well.
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Hi.  Thanks for the "A".  Glad I could help :-)

JammyPak has a good point about the Guest account though!
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