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XP porfile editor lock down

Last Modified: 2010-04-18
how do I stop user from installing there own programs on windows xp pro?

how can do this locally and also how do I do this when they log into the network??

Thanks for your time
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As long as you don't make users local admins or power users on the machines then you should be set.
Setup each user as a limited account. This will prevent them from being able to install programs on the computer. This will work both locally and as a member of a domain (network).

NOTE: They will still be able to use portable applications and run executables locally on their profile.
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