customize windows 7

By watzmann ·
Hi All ,

i'm a system administrator and have around 50 PCs to control, some of them are common PCs ... i need a sfowtare to use in order to hide some windows componentns , for example i'd like to hide taskbar ad control panel and hope also to prevent users from copying specifc file types to the local hard disk .... i don't know wha is the suitable software for this .


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Back in the day

by cpguru21 In reply to customize windows 7

In a mfg environment, we needed to lock down computers on the mfg floor. Earlier versions of windows you could replace explorer.exe with another program. We had a developer create a program in java, push all the requirements down from a PDC, and when the computers turned on, the custom java program launched with buttons for the mfg software we wanted them to run.

not sure if this gives you an idea or not. Also if this is overkill for what your looking for, google group policies in windows.


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try looking to higher ed lab management products

by khiggins1979 In reply to customize windows 7

faronics offers a several lab management products designed for higher education that can suit your needs. (google deep freeze)
Schoolvue does the same.

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