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By deeda ·
Does anyone know any program that you control PC access with? I am looking for something to use on Windows XP Home to make it so only certain users can log in at certain times and if they are in past thier time it will log them out or at least warn them that they need to log off? I am hoping to spend little or nothing for it?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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by Mike Mullins In reply to Control PC Access

You've got one free approach at your disposal:

Use the net user command from the command line.

example:
net user shawn /time:M,4am-5pm;T,1pm-3pm;W-F,8:00-17:00

net user name /times:{day[-day][,day[-day]] ,time[-time][,time[-time]] [;?] | all}

Specifies the times that users are allowed to use the computer. Time is limited to 1-hour increments. For the day values, you can spell out or use abbreviations (that is, M,T,W,Th,F,Sa,Su). You can use 12-hour or 24-hour notation for hours. If you use 12-hour notation, use AM and PM, or A.M. and P.M. The value all means a user can always log on. A null value (blank) means a user can never log on. Separate day and time with commas, and units of day and time with semicolons (for example, M,4AM-5PM;T,1PM-3PM). Do not use spaces when designating times.

Good luck!

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