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Posted on 2014-12-17
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Hi All,

Is there a way to create a user account in windows 7 so the user will only be allowed to access a website for online testing?  The user will not be allowed to access any other websites or applications (such as: calculator, MS Word, MS Access etc.).  So this account will be called TEST.  Also, create a separate account called USER, the USER account will have access to other websites and all applications in the workstation.

Thanks in advance
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You can do this various ways.
first and best solution is if the Windows 7 machine is on a domain. That will allow you to do it via group policies.
However if it is a stand alone then you must use the Windows built in MMC snap-in for local users and groups.  NOTE: You must have Windows 7 Enterprise or Ultimate. If not then you "CAN" try through the control panel settings.

HTH
-Rafael
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by:Reyesrj
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Thanks for the reply.

We have windows 7 Professional standalone workstations.

Will this work with MMC?
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You Can even allow and block application and internet  for Specific Users, using set parental controls.

Please findt the below link in detail..

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/set-parental-controls#1TC=windows-7
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NARANTHIRAN,

I got the parental control to set-up for google chrome as the only application set-up.  How do I restrict it to access only one website?

Thanks in advance.
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Found the solution on google.
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