Re: Give network access without giving access to the computer itse
"Doc_Phoenix" <DocPhoenix@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> "Gordon" wrote:
>> "Doc_Phoenix" <Doc_Phoenix@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi there,
>> > I have three laptops, all running Vista on a secured wireless network.
>> > I
>> > keep sensitive files on my laptop (one of the three) and I want to give
>> > the
>> > other two access to the public folder. I accomplished this by creating
>> > two
>> > new users that can log in and they now have access to the Public folder
>> > on
>> > my
>> > laptop. The problem is that they ALSO now have access directly to my
>> > laptop
>> > by logging into my laptop directly using those usernames and passwords.
>> > I want them to have access to the public folder but I don't want them
>> > to
>> > be
>> > able to access my PC directly. How can I do this?
>> If the two users are Standard Users (as opposed to Administrators) then
>> can't access your folders. You can further safeguard them by explicitly
>> denying them access in the Permissions dialog. If they are
>> then the only thing you can do is to make them Standard Users!
> I don't want them to be able to access all of my applications,
> Quickbooks, is there a way to do that?
They shouldn't be able to do that anyway.
> Also, is it possible to give each user a different folder that they have
> access to? In other words, so that user 1 has access to a folder called
> User_1 and user 2 has access to a folder called User_2, but they cannot
> access each others files?
Absolutely. However, all this hinges on passwords being set up....