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By gregory.maxwell ·
I have a windows 2000 server environment with XP professional clients. How can I lock down xp clients from installing software from the Internet and changing the background on the desktops? and how can I give a client permission on a XP machine to install software with it asking for you have to be an Administrator to install the software? Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Thanks!

Greg

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by brownstevend In reply to GPO's

Providing you have an AD environment, you can use a GPO to assign the software to a machine. You can also use a GPO to lock down the desktop. If you do not have an AD domain, you can use a login script to install the software, and you can also use the local group policy (gpedit.msc from the run box) to control desktop features.

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