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Is there a way, on a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal servier, that I can "hide" applications from certain users so that they cannot run them?
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by:marcustech
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Quick and dirty way:
Deny the user/group read and execute permissions on the folder containing the application executable...
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by:Pacane
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You could create groups and rights in the active directory, and allow a certain access to the users of that group...
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by:Mawallace
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Thanks

I was thinking of hiding it from start prgrams and desktop though?
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by:Pacane
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But they would still have access to it?
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by:Mawallace
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No -
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The only way I know of, is by restraining the read access of the user, to these application.
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