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OS: Win XP SP3

User Role: Admin

I want to kind of lock a process (say bittorrent) which runs in system tray. I want that no one else who sits on my PC be able to EXIT/CLOSE that particular application.

Is it possible?

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Nitpick - it's the "Notification Area" - blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/archive/2003/09/10/54831.aspx – dsolimano Jun 23 '10 at 19:00

Try runas*. In that case, you might also want to enable Run As... in Explorer context menu.

If that doesn't do the trick, use Fast User Switching:

  • create at least one more (or enable the Guest) account,
  • use password protection for your screensaver,
  • always lock (Win + L) your computer when leaving it unattended.

*Actually, it is highly recommended to make a habit of logging on as a limited account and using runas when elevated privileges are required. Somewhat like one would sudo on *NIX systems.

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No, it is not possible.

The nearest you can get is to use "Fast User Switch" with two user accounts.

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Press Windows + L.

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I want other user to use the same login... – Manish Jul 3 '10 at 7:24

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