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File permissions ntfs

Is there a way to allow a staff member to work with my files but be able to copy them.  He is leaving in two weeks and I dont want him to take anything with him but he is an attorney and needs access to my files until he leaves
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If he can read them, he can copy them.
bumppbrAuthor Commented:
So can I at least log the user to see if he is copying files or something like that
I think in principle you could create an account for him where he has no write permission to any part of your disk, but has read access to the folder of interest. You will have to test this to see how well it works, and somehow you will have to disable access to the USB ports (which you can do in the bios) and the writeable CD drive and the floppy. If you disable these devices in the the bios be sure to set a bios password or anyone could reenable them. Of course there is the printer...

The above scheme will not work in XP Home Edition, you'll need 2000 or XP Pro.
You can also accomplish this by using Citrix or an SSL VPN solution that can provide a remote desktop and disables screen captures or copying.

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