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Windows 8 admin/standard user access issues

By Tommygunn
Jan 27, 2013
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  1. My friend recently bought a new Windows 8 laptop which she set up in her name and therefore has a passworded Admin account. I also partitioned the HD so that the smaller portion (C) contains the OS and the larger portion (D) is for all her files.

    Since I am only using the laptop temporarily my passworded 'standard' user account is located in (C) and cannot be viewed by anybody else, however, I can view my friend's files which are now being stored in 'D'.

    Is there a way to protect the files in the 'D' partition in the same manner as if all accounts were on one drive and password protected?

    Tom.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    It's in the NTFS permissions - - ever look / change those?
     
  3. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 68

    Ok, will have a look.
     

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