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Run Firefox as a separate limited user

Each year up to 100 new local and remote code execution vulnerabilities in Firefox are found. This is not browser specific, each browser is potentially vulnerable. Running it under your own user ...
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There are multiple TEMP* accounts in \Users\ since switching to a limited account

Ever since I switched my normal Windows 7 user account to a limited account (for some reason the default is an admin account ◔_◔), there have been multiple TEMP* accounts accumulating in C:\Users. ...
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Is there a way of knowing who the owner of an Explorer window is, and their groups/account rights?

Related question: Opening Explorer shell with admin privileges on XP (with IE7 installed) Once an Explorer window is opened, how can we tell the difference between one that is running as Admin and ...
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Give admin privilege with a fully limited user windows 7 professional [duplicate]

i by accident made myself into Administrator for networking purposes; this i thought at first wouldn't be a problem but then i noticed. I am a paranoid person, i have my UAC maxed, so without admin ...
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Windows CHM file only displays images for Administrator

I installed some software on my Windows 2000 machine. The software has a user manual in .CHM format. When I view the manual while logged in as Administrator, everything looks fine. The manual has ...
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Install software with a limited account on Windows XP Home Edition

I am using a limited account for everyday use of Windows XP Home Edition. I have noticed that I could install Google Chrome with this account. How can this be possible? Is there a way to prevent ...
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Disable access to network shares for one user

I have a Windows 7 computer with two users. One of them is Administrator the other is limited user. Limited user should have access to the internet but should not have access to any network shares of ...
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I need a user on an XP machine that has no option but running a single program and logging off

I want to set up a particular user account on a WinXP Pro computer (not part of adomain) who's start menu only has a web browser and the Log Off / Turn Off Computer buttons. I played around with ...
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Shutdown.exe won't run on Limited User account

Win XP SP3 Stand alone PC My Username has always been an Administrator but for security, I decided to create another Admin account and change my own account type to Limited. Now, using MY account, ...
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xampp with limited user in windows

I have installed xampp-1.7.4 for my windows xp machine. I could not use it with limited user account. I want to use xampp with limited user in windows xp. How can i do it ?
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Create “homework only” account on Windows

Like most kids, my kids love computers, and if I let them, they'd camp out on it every waking hour Facebooking and playing video games. So we have an app that limits their time each day (trying to ...
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Windows xp registry permission problems

this one has me banging my head against a brick wall. Basically the computer in question has had it's problems but we have done a windows xp repair and got all the windows updates in and done got a ...
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Windows XP limited users access shared folder

How I can access a shared folder from the network as a limited user?
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Limit a user account to use only Internet Explorer (or Firefox) in Windows 7

I looked into parental control, but I did not find a way to disable access to things like Control Panel and such. I want to lock the computer down to allow browsing the Internet only (using IE and/or ...
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User account with minimum rights in Windows 7

I want a user account for Windows 7 that can only play media files already stored on a hard disk drive AND disable any kind of installation. Basically, have minimum rights necessary to play media ...
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Windows 7 install setup for limited user account

During the Windows 7 install what is the best way to go about setting up a computer for use with limited user accounts? Essentially, when it prompts me to create a user (see below) what should I do ...
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Give limited user to install driver

I want to give limited users an ability to install all driver type (ex: printer, LAN etc). Is it possible? Any solution will be apreciated.
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How can I lock a limited access user from changing their own password in Windows 7?

My son needs to be logged into his own account but we restrict his usage by logging him in with a PW he doesn't know. He figured out he can change his password negating our control. Is it possible ...
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How do I allow XP limited user to install fonts?

How do I allow limited user to install fonts? I can't give administrator's rights to the staff at my workplace, but they need to be able to install new fonts to do their graphic design work. OS: ...
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XP: Scan virus/malware from all accounts or just admin?

I have one admin account and one limited user account. If I just scan for virus/malware from my admin account, will that also scan my other account? Or do I need to login to my limited user account ...
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Windows XP: Allow software settings modification for limited user accounts

How can a limited user account change software settings that are on allowed to administerators for eg: my sister logs into my computer and wants to apply a firewall rule permanently (eset smart ...