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How do I stop Users from installing programs in Windows XP?

 How can I keep Windows XP users from installing programs. I need to lockdown my systems so my users only have access to the programs I allow them.
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spiderweb1967
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2PiFLCommented:
Assuming you're not in a domain, this article is very detailed.

http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-6346_11-5062245.html
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spiderweb1967Author Commented:
I'm not on a domain, is there Software that can accomplish this?
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jvuzCommented:
Don't give them administrators rights.
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matrixnzCommented:
Hi Spiderweb1967

Have you tried SteadyState - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/sharedaccess/default.mspx

Cheers
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spiderweb1967Author Commented:
  This is an awesone solution.
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brandenmwickCommented:
SteadyState is great. I was looking for a similar solution. I like that it's user-based.
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