Re: Private Folders?
Make the account for other family members a standard account. Or give each
family member their own standard account. There's no reason for anyone to
use an administrator account for day-to-day computing. One admin account per
computer is all you need.
The way they did it in XP was wrong. This way is the right way.
"Christopher" <clneaveREMOVE@btinternet.com> wrote in message
> I'm not at all sure how this permissions thing works on Vista Home
> My problem is this ... I have two user accounts on the PC - the main one
> for everyone in the household and the other is for work - both are
> passworded administrator accounts and that is how I need them to be.
> At present, when logged on as the main user, anyone can gain access to my
> work account folders by clicking on the work folder in USERS. Granted,
> are a few security pop-ups which, after clicking, will gain the user
> to the folder and it's files.
> Basically, I want to prevent anyone from gaining access to the work
> when they are logged on to the main account. In XP, it was simple - I had
> the work folder set as "make this folder private", but I don't know how to
> this in Vista Home Premium.
> I should also mention that my backup program will need to be able to
> my work folder for my daily backup even though it runs automatically from
> main user account.
> Any advice will be appreciated. Many thanks.