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Old 09-28-2012, 07:21 PM   #1
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Default Locking Programs

Is it possible to lock certain programs? by this i mean making it so the computer asks for a password before it lets you open the program. I ask because my brothers computer broke so i am letting him use mine when im not around, but he isn't obeying the rules i gave in order for him to use it, such as no internet('cause he has his ipod, ps3 and psp for anything he wants to search) and no downloading. I found out he didn't listen when i came home to find skype downloaded on my computer.

so is it possible, and if so, how?
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
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Yes, set him up with a new user account, then go into Parental Controls and turn off those things you don't want him to do. Note, you must have a password on the Administrator account for this to work.
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Thank you, very helpful

one question, when choosing what programs are aloud to be used, does checking the box mean it CAN be used, or it CANT?
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It'll be easier to just send you to a site that explains each option and how to set them, pretty straight forward: Set up Parental Controls
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