Prevnet user installs new software (AIM, Yahoo Messenger)

Posted on 2005-04-13
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Hi, Can anyone tells me how to prevent user from install new softwares such as AIM, Yahoo Messenger?  I already disable MSI but  yahoo messenger, AIM Weather bug and many more could still able to install to the system without any problem.

Question by:ioclaudia
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    If a user doesn't have local admin rights on the machine then they won't be able to install most software.
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    You can deny a user or group access to a file name. You can enter the setup file name of each (and executable incase they get it installed) and they wont be able to run the app. You can configure it in group policy:
    User config -> Admin temp -> System -> Don't run specified programs
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