How to Prevent Users from Installing Apps?

By dgower2
Jan 9, 2010
  1. Hey all,

    Long time since I've posted here. I'm searching for a way to prevent a user from installing software (that doesn't require admin. rights) on an XP Home machine.

    I created a limited account, but I could still install Frostwire. Is there a way to prevent users from installing anything?


  2. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

    Unfortunately there isn't much you can do with XP home, you only have 2 choices, either you're and Admin, or you're a Limited User. You have better user control with XP Pro.
  3. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 238

    Anyone else? Thanks for the reply.
  4. vectorsigma32

    vectorsigma32 TS Rookie Posts: 154

    lol make them use the guest acount u can install any thing with it
  5. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 238

    Did you mean to "can't"?
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