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#31 m0n

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Posted 23 December 2003 - 01:49 AM

hold down shift and right click.

I appreciate your punctual response but its not working for me.
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See.. still no [Open With] option. :angry:

#32 u533m3n0t

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Posted 24 December 2003 - 08:44 AM

I recently purchased a home PC with XP Home Edition on it. I set myself to administrator, and everyone else as "Limited" so the kids wouldn't install junk with malware built into it. Unfortunately, now they cannot print to a USB printer, or play music from the CDROM. I searched google unsuccessfully to find a fix to this, other than making them administrators as well, but came up with no useable info. I tried everything I could with regards to "setting up the accounts", but unless they are listed as administrators, they cannot do those two things. Is there an answer, or do I have to buy/install XP Professional to enable user accts with designated privlidges? :unsure:

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Posted 12 January 2004 - 09:04 AM

Thx for this Topic , here are a lot of useful informations in it!

#34 randalizm

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Posted 21 January 2004 - 03:55 AM

windows 2000/xp:
Everyone probably knows this but holding shift while right clicking a file will bring you the run as command in the context menu! This is good if you want to log in as a guest but then need to run an executable with admin rights!

If you create alot of batch files for distribution add the line

start (your webpage url)

just before the end of the script for abit of advertising?!?!

#35 u533m3n0t

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Posted 23 January 2004 - 07:59 PM

Thanks for the tip Randalizm. Know any cures for the above problem I was having? <scroll up to my last post> :D
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#36 randalizm

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Posted 29 January 2004 - 06:15 AM

no sorry mate! other than the Run As command, :unsure:
if the specifc tasks they are performing can be done via the command you can make a batch script that will perform that task only with administrative priveliges
im sure someone will provide an example on how to do this!
i would but i dont want to lead u astray!!!

#37 globe7

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Posted 02 February 2004 - 05:25 AM

tnx for the tools dude!

#38 u533m3n0t

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 07:26 AM

I guess XP Home just sucks and I need to bite the bullet and get XP Pro. But thanks to all for the help attempts :D
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Posted 04 February 2004 - 06:46 PM

wonderful tips, I found two of my inquiries on this thread thanx guys

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Posted 06 February 2004 - 03:00 AM

to the dude whit the open with problems its cause its a unknow file click open the choose select progarm from a list a choose the program u want to open it with and click always use this program this type of file or sommin then ok then the file icon will prolly change and if u double click the file it will open in the proggy u chosse and if u right click it will say open with hopes this helps :P

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 06:54 AM

cheers for all the info there GSecur, i didnt even know about the googlin, lol. back to reading a LOT more for me i think :D

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Posted 11 February 2004 - 02:33 PM

I guess XP Home just sucks and I need to bite the bullet and get XP Pro. But thanks to all for the help attempts :D

Not to familiar with home but here's a few general tips:

Give an account admin rights, configure/install everything then take away its permissions.

Try gradually reducing their group membership, like power users, then users etc. until you have an acceptable compromise.

As I remember Home doesn't have a local security policy snapin(or any snapins for that matter) but if you search around you can find reg hacks to implement alot of those options.

Also you may be able to use the old secedit tool for 9x boxes to apply security configs.

Yeah XP Home sucks.

#43 u533m3n0t

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Posted 12 February 2004 - 06:47 AM

Thanks for the tips. I just upgraded to XP pro, so that will fix most of the issues, but may try the reg hacks on my "test" home PC just to see if it would work. You guys rule B)
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#44 randalizm

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Posted 13 February 2004 - 07:09 AM

sorry i was of no help
Ive never come across a dodge Win XP home edition
and i have a pre dated corporate version of Win Xp pro
its real crappy the cd isnt bootable!

#45 The_real_h

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Posted 15 February 2004 - 09:56 AM

For Windows :

Windows key + E -> open explorer
Windows key + M -> Minimize All windows (<- this one is great)
Windows key + F -> open the "find" window
Windows key + L -> Locks the computer
Windows key + R -> opens the "Run" window
Windows key + D -> Desktop
Windows key + Tab -> switch between programs

and the ultra-secret-one-you-never-knew-about : Ctrl+Alt+Del -> Task Manager





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