Re: Password protection for Internet Explorer
Other settings control security with LAN connections, Dan. Please begin a
new thread about this in this, moe appropriate, newsgroup:
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> Thank you for your response. It sounds promising.
> I wanted to look for the setting on my machine before telling her what to
> do. I am running Win XP Pro. When I open Network Connections, I have a
> subheading called "LAN or High-Speed Internet" and under that is an icon
> "Local Area Connection." When I right-click on that and choose Properties,
> don't see a Security tab. What am I missing?
> Also, everyone on her system uses the same user account.
> Thanks again for your help.
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> IE cannot be password-protected but the broadband connection and all User
>> Accounts can be.
>> Assuming WinXP: Start | Settings | Network Connections | right-click on
>> Broadband | Properties | Security (tab) | Security options | ...
>> Only your friend should be able to use her User Account (and it should be
>> password-protected if others are going to be allowed to use the machine).
>> All other users should either have their own User Account or use the
>> Account, all of which should have only limited privileges.
>> More discussion and safety tips here:
>> http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=30095 --
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
>> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
>> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>> Dan wrote:
>>> I have a friend who just got high-speed Internet service after having
>>> dial-up service. She needs to be able to password-protect access to
>>> Explorer and the Internet connection while leaving the computer
>>> to others for other software use, such as Word and Excel. She does not
>>> multiple logins. Is there a software product or other solution that
>>> can suggest for situation? Thanks!