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How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7?

I need to hide the D: drive for specified users on Windows 7. How can I do that?
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How can I restrict the amount of time I spend on particular websites?

Is there any way I can set time restrictions for certain websites? I want to set a time limit of two hours a day for facebook. I think a lot of time at my home is lost to facebook. After the time is ...
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Can I restrict users from design view in Access 2003?

Can I prevent users from opening an access 2003 database in design view? I don't want others to be able to change structure of the tables, just add change or delete the records within the table.
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Restricting table cell resizing in Word

Is it possible to restrict users from resizing the cells of a table in protected documents in MS Word 2010? I want to restrict them from making any changes to the layout of the table (or, at least, to ...
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Can we lock the computer apps so only browser can be used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I get Linux into 'Party/Kiosk-Mode' like status? People can go on http://www.example.com using Firefox - and I will max the screen. I don't want them to navg ...
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Software to completely restrict Internet Access?

I need to completely restrict Internet browsing in one computer with Windows XP installed. I have read many methods which imply editing the hosts file, using Internet Explorer filters, etc. The ...
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Format restrictions for cell in Excel

I want a cell to only have a specified format, e.g. "01-02-03", meaning "double digit dash double digit dash double digit". I a user tries to enter something into the cell, an error should occurr ...
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Is it possible to create a user without internet access on Win 8 (no parental controls)

I want to create a user on a Windows 8 System that has no internet access. I do not want to monitor access or block some some sites / ports. I want the complete internet to be deactivated for said ...
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How would I specify specific start menu items for a certain user?

I have a member of my family with a user account that I am restricting, I have already added loads of restrictions using the mmc. What I want to know is, is it possible to set up a separate start ...
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How do I restrict certain sites in IE?

Is there a way to restrict access from certain sites so that IE can't access ? I would like a solution that doesn't need installing a third party program to do so. Either something in IE or some ...
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Lock down Windows 8 to run only one app

I am looking to lock down/restrict a Windows 8 tablet to run only one app. The tablet will be used as a remote control for a networked audio system (via a dedicated wifi network with no internet ...
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Network Problems of Ethernet? [closed]

At a school I used to attend, we were told by our instructors that connecting our laptops to the network via ethernet was against their computer use policy, and apparently resulted in some tech person ...
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Limit a user to VI and Tail

I'm running a server on centos 6.0 and I'm looking for a way to limit ssh access of one user to only tail and vi and only in their home folder. I found some guidelines to the home folder part but ...
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Limiting user privileges in an internet cafe setting

I am trying to set up a small internet cafe with 3 PCs. I want to make them secure and ensure that the users don't have full rights on the PC they are working on. For example, they shouldn't be able ...
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How can I set a RAM limit for a specific user in Linux?

How can I set a RAM limit for a specific user? I have tried editing the /etc/security/limits.conf file, and the RAM limits there, but I still see a users process exceeding the limit set. I know that ...
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Custom ssh rules for user

I am running a git server on archlinux. Now I want to give a certain user access to a repository. So I created a user and set its home folder to the repository directory. Now i can checkout the ...
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Boot utilities for 3 TB hard drives

What hard disk/partitioning/GPT/cloning/etc. utilities are there to have on a bootable USB drive or CD/DVD, that can work with NTFS and other file systems, on hard drives greater than 2.1 TB?
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How to block applications from running from removable drive

Is it possible to block .exe, .com, .bat files from being executed from removable disks? We would need to do this on Windows XP and Windows 7 computers. We would only need to do this on certain ...
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Alternatives to parental controls for Vista Business workgroup machine?

How can I restrict access to the internet and execution of files on a Vista Business machine? The computer is part of a workgroup.
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Need to restrict access to my printer, my kids prints lots of stuff, although some are just long pages?

I'm looking for way to stop my kid from using up tons of paper and ink. He prints picture from google images. He only prints stuff while I'm on my computer, so I guess if I could preview all stuff ...
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Is there any way to bypass ISP-based redirection of webpages after credit finished?

My ISP has different Iinternet plans and some of them are limited traffic and once the monthly traffic has reached, any webpages will be redirected to a specific IP address showing that the credit has ...
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How to allow access to web only through proxy?

I have a Linux machine kernel 3.7.0 with Squid proxy server and a direct Internet connection. Browsers and Squid reside on the same machine. Is it possible to allow access to web only through Squid? ...
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Sending *.exe by changing extension failed

I know you can send .exe through email by changing their extension. I've been using this often. But strange thing happen when I tried to send this specific ".exe" file. It failed!! It's this ...
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Windows XP alt-tab: How to restrict options to certain applications, in certain order and exclude others?

In Windows XP, Alt-tab keypress sequence to select applications, how can I ensure that certain applications always appear, in a certain order, with others always excluded? Background for asking is ...
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Setting up dual monitors (limited access)

I'm on a school computer, therefore I have no access to the registry and the control panel. I have managed to get CMD open, however. I also have limited abilities when installing software (I can ...
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Problem: Restrictions in effect on computer. Asking me to contact my system administrator

This started happening when I had to restart my computer for an exam so I can get it working faster. When I rebooted it, it stopped giving me the option to do alt-F4 to be able to shut down, ...
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Access restricted domain from server

I live outside the US, but have a server in the US to access domains which are limited to US citizens via ssh dynamic port forwarding. It is somewhat troublesome though, to always log into the server ...
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Website restriction at work with home laptop

I use the same laptop from home for work. When my adult children are suppose to help me at work, they are instead checking their emails, social sites, etc. How can I block all of that while on my work ...
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DD-WRT - VPN tunnel with access restrictions

I want to allow users to connect to my home network through my DD-WRT router using a VPN tunnel. I want the users to be able to access a specific IP on my local network freely (10.10.10.5). I dont ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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Restrict user to delete 1 folder, add/change/delete files in that folder

I want to limit delete of a particular folder in the user's home folder and to restrict any add/change/delete on files in that restricted directory. /home/myuser /home/myuser/_protected //no delete ...
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restricting access to volumes disk even for admin account windows

I am running windows 7 x64. I am sharing my PC with a brother who plays a lot of games and runs all kinds of questionable programs that might have trojans, etc. A lot of that software needs admin ...
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Hiding and sharing folders with multiple users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hiding folders from Specific Users Is there a way of hiding folders from people who can not access the folder? I only want each user to see the folders he/she can ...
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Should we disable dmesg for non-administrative users?

As I can find in Mac OS X smarek:~ marekseberaold$ dmesg Unable to obtain kernel buffer: Operation not permitted usage: sudo dmesg Is this really important, to disable access to dmesg output for ...
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Looking for a Software to harden Windows machines

I'm a network administrator of a small/medium network. I'm looking for a software (Free or Not) which can harden Windows Computers (XP And Win7) for the propose of hardening standalone desktop ...
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How to restrict access to certain folders or partititions for user accts on WinXP?

I want to pass down my older computer to my little brother but keep part of the hard drive as one of my places to save backups. I have the HDD partitioned into 3 partitions, and all my stuff is on ...
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TOR security in a static IP

At my work place i am provided with a static IP. WHere in many of the important sites are blocked for various reasons. Will accessing those sites using Tor browser get detected on the main server....? ...
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Can outgoing emails from a webmail provider be blocked using network management software?

This is probably a ridiculous question, but is it possible to only restrict outgoing email sent from free webmail providers (Gmail, Yahoo, etc.) in a corporate network using network management ...
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How to allow to access only a list of certain sites in IE

Possible Duplicate: How do I restrict certains sites in IE ? I have a few tens of laptops and I need to restrict the Internet access on those laptops and allow only a few certain sites. I ...
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How can I restrict time spent on a certain application?

As the question says really. The application is on a local Windows 7 machine. I'm looking for a free application that can do this sort of thing. It should either time when the window is in focus or ...
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How to remove a .pdf's document restrictions? [duplicate]

I need to remove some restrictions from a .pdf document: I can't zoom or use any other buttons. The toolbar just isn't available. I never saw a .pdf file like this one.
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How do I restrict SSH to one directory?

I have a Bitvise SSH server on Win7 and I'd like to restrict access to one directory for the SSH user. Any guidance would be much appreciated.
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How to restrict volume output in Windows 7?

I have my computer hooked to a stereo which doesn't like too much volume. I like the ability to control the volume from the Windows volume control rather than the stereo, but there's a point at about ...
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How to restrict Steam games to 1 hour per day? [closed]

I would like to know if there is a very simple, free program that will restrict my gaming time to one hour per day. However, all of the programs I have found are designed to be 'net nanny' etc. as ...
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Restrict Internet with Active Directory?

What's the best way (with Active Directory or Group Policy) to restrict Internet Access to computers or users, and avoid them to change that settings without an admin password? Cheers
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How can I restrict a user's time spent on internet? [closed]

I see related questions on how to restrict access to certain websites but that is not really what I want. Here's my situation: My baby sitter wants access to the internet but we we don't want her ...
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Recovery Windows XP Active Desktop for Restricted Users

We have public accounts out on our manufacturing floor so that people without Active Directory accounts can use some basic functions. These public accounts are locked down pretty good through our ...
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How can I bypass Internet restrictions?

I can only use browsers with specific user agents and Yahoo Messenger. I used Fiddler to change some things, but I only got browsers working by changing the user agent, everything else is blocked. ...
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Restrict Active Directory user by IP Address or Machine Name

I am needing to create a Windows Active Directory account for use with a Microsoft Dynamics CRM system to a set of SQL Server 2008 R2 servers. This user is requiring elevated privileges in my SQL ...
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How to setup webserver with access restrictions

I need PHP webserver with two folders: www and www_hidden each will have its own database, then there will be two users: normal and admin. User normal can access only www through FTP and admin can ...