Windows SteadyState (formerly Shared Computer Toolkit) is a discontinued freeware tool developed by Microsoft that gives administrators enhanced options for configuring shared computers, such as hard drive protection and advanced user management. It is primarily designed for use on computers shared ...

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Duplicate Windows 7 User Profile to a new user

Is there a way in Windows 7 to copy all Windows user profile information (especially desktop and UI settings, including profile picture) from an existing Windows user to a brand new user. So let's ...
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SteadyState alternatives for Vista [closed]

On their Vista PCs, my library uses Windows SteadyState to discard changes patrons make to system. Recently, one of those machines had to be re-imaged with stock version of Vista that came with the ...
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Create ultra-restricted account in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a Windows User Acount that can not change anything? I need to share my PC with friends and I want to create a new user account for them with specific ...
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How to achieve steadystate-like behavior with Windows 7 (or Windows 8) without using third-party software

Faronics "Deepfreeze" software works well to achieve this (fresh on restart) but are there ways to achieve this otherwise, that requires only what comes with windows? Since it is possible to 'image' ...
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How do I make sure the print dialog settings are reset when Adobe Reader is closed?

we operate a printshop. several terminals (winvista+ms-steadystate). set up from 1 image. lots of users and files daily. when a user leaves a terminal and quits adobe reader, strangley on some(!) ...
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XP SteadyState and Termination on Exit

I know that SteadyState is no longer supported by Microsoft, but I am faced with helping a school that has 100 XP PCs with no money to change to anything else right now — and no motivation to ...
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Allow Changes to a Folder with Disk Protection Enabled - Windows SteadyState

I've been using Windows SteadyState to keep my computers locked down in an office environment. The tools my users need to do their jobs are available using a browser. I've locked the machines down ...
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Can Windows Steady State be used as a virtual machine undo feature

Can I install Steady State, then install a bunch of stuff to try, then revert back, then uninstall Steady State? Kind of like a virtual machine undo. I don't want to do this in a VM because I want ...
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How do I install a program on a computer configured with Windows Steady State?

How do I install a program on a computer configured with Windows Steady State such that the protected user can run it?
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Block steadystate access for an administrative user

I want to set up a Windows XP machine with SteadyState. Is it possible to have a user with full administrator access with the exception of accessing or controlling SteadyState. This user should be ...
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Install Windows SteadyState without an internet connection?

Based on the results of this post, I'm trying to install Windows SteadyState on a bunch of computers with no internet connection (but all with legitimate copies of windows XP pro). The problem is that ...