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Windows 7 Home Registry hack disable time change

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I want to ask if its possible to prevent an user to change time and time zone in Windows 7 Home using registry hack? Using registry hack becouse WIndows 7Home doesnt have GPO included.

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by:Thomas Grassi
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you can run gpedit.msc on this comupter and make the settings you need locally.
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by:chugarah
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WHat do you mean?

Windows 7 Home doesnt have gpedit.msc? I dont understand..?
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproperf/thread/c2b38439-e6c1-451d-a4ef-384fa7e610f4/
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by:Thomas Grassi
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I have a Windows 7 Home version running at my home I will test it tonight when I get home and report back to you

I found this take a look

http://thecustomizewindows.com/2011/07/group-policy-editor-gpedit-msc-in-windows-7-home-premium-enable/


Hope that helps
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by:Brian Pringle
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A limited user account does not have permissions to change the date/time settings.  You could make the account a limited user instead of an administrator.  

gpedit.msc does work on Home Edition with a little bit of effort.
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by:chugarah
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Okay nice btpringle, do you have an  explanation how to make it work under home edition (not Premium)?
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oO thanks :) that looks like an solutions
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