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By nard78_torres ·
hi to all;
what should im going to do f i want d hide my drive c: and control panel so that no one can access the settings of my computer. i used window xp and windwons 98.
please help me.

P.S.
how can i earn more points


nards

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by AmberHaze In reply to disable drive c:

Regarding the more points... it's simple... close and rate the questions you open!

Thanks to the way 98 works (or doesn't work) there isn't really any way to "hide" your settings from anyone who knows anything about the OS

With XP, if you set a password on your account, you can also set it to encrypt your profile, this will stop other users from accessing any part of it. (Except the Administrator)

Further, in XP, you can go into the folder permissions and restrict access permissions to certain users. Be warned, doing this with systems folders can cause damage if you "don't know" exactly what you are doing with regards to the permissions. (I once saw a user lock out his system32 folder and then wondered why his machine wouldn't boot any more.)

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by Pendal1 In reply to disable drive c:

A simple way is to access the group policy editor (gpedit.msc at the run prompt), go to user configuration, administrative templates, windows explorer, and prevent access to drives from my computer. This will hide whichever drives you configure to be hidden in my computer and windows explorer. The user or you can still access the drives via map network drive, the run prompt or a command prompt.

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