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Author Topic: Any software or settings to prevent someone from destroying a pc....  (Read 2013 times)

vegas

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Here's the deal.  I end up having to re-install my grandfathers computer every 6 months or so.  He can't see very well so he goes clicking everywhich button.  I'll be damned at some of the stuff that ends up on his computer - and ends up missing from it - and things his computer ends up doing (like incurring a $250+ phone bill via dial-up).  I figure I will just make the default user a Guest account which I believe should help, but I don't know a ton about permissions and such.  If anyone would care to enlighten me on some helpful settings or even a unabtrusive top notch program that can help to protect the computer from unwanted user actions, that would be appreciated.  I've already got him on a good free anti-virus and convinced him to buy a copy of admuncher if & when it goes on discount again.  So the internet part is taken care of fine.  TIA.

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Re: Any software or settings to prevent someone from destroying a pc....
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2006, 05:01:08 PM »
Deep Freeze is the one i've heard about:
http://www.faronics.com/index.asp


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Re: Any software or settings to prevent someone from destroying a pc....
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2006, 05:27:54 PM »
Dang beat me to it ...