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Bios restricting cpu frequency

Q: Bios restricting cpu frequency


i have recently upgrade my processor from a intel pentium d 950 to a intel core 2 duo e8400.

i have a ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard which the E8400 is compatible with and seems to restrict the frequency of the processor from 3.0ghz which it should be running to 2.0ghz, has anyone got any advice on this matter?

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A: Bios restricting cpu frequency

You might need a BIOS update. Have you checked with Asus?

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I was at Goodwill yesterday and I found an ECS K7SEM v1.0 motherboard for $6. Assuming that it works, I wouldn't mind getting an AMD cpu and some RAM to get this going as a multi-purpose additional computer for my apartment.

The original intent of this board was for AMD processor running at either 100Mhz or 133Mhz FSB. The manual for the motherboard says that the RAM speed cannot be less than the processor FSB. For example: according to the manual, if the CPU has a FSB of 133Mhz, then PC133 RAM must be used and PC100 RAM cannot be used. If a CPU has a FSB of 100Mhz, then either PC100 or PC133 RAM can be used, but not PC66.

This manual was printed in 2001. However, in 2002/2003, a new BIOS upgrade was created for this board to allow support for Athalon XP 2100 and 2200 processors.

I was looking at an AMD XP processor at newegg and realized that the FSB is 266Mhz, according to the specs. I always get confused about FSB ratings. Are you supposed to divide this number by 2 with AMD chips? Like if the FSB is 266Mhz, should I use PC133 RAM to be compliant with the statement in the manual about using RAM that matches or exceeds the CPU FSB?

Another question I had is related to the new BIOS update that supports the newer processors. Would I need to use an old processor in order to update the BIOS before I can use the XP processor? Or will I be able to update to the XP supporting BIOS with the XP processor already in the socket?

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A:CPU FSB frequency and RAM frequency agreement, and BIOS CPU support.

When an AthlonXP is advertised with a 266mhz FSB, it is actually running at 133mhz but its DDR nature makes it run as fast as a 266mhz FSB. Any 266mhz AthlonXP should work on that board provided it isn't above the 2200+ ( 1800mhz ).

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I have a a GeFORCE6100SM-M HT2000 motherboard, an AMD Sempron 3400+ processor, and two sticks of 1 GB DDR2 800 MHz ram. When I go into BIOS, it says that my "CPU Frequency" is 200 MHz. I was wondering if this is the same thing as my processor's clock speed. It allows me to increase this number, but only in very small increments between 200 and 300 MHz. Obviously, these numbers are far too low for my processor, so I was wondering if there is something that I need to do on my motherboard like putting those little plastic caps on the pins or perhaps changing a different option in BIOS. I did not see anything in my manual about the little plastic caps though. Thanks.

A:CPU Frequency in BIOS

That should be your BUS speed, not your clock speed.

Download CPU-Z and check your Bus Speed and your multiplier.

200MHz should be nowhere near your clock speed, and the only reason you should even change that number in BIOS would be in an attempt of overclock your CPU. I'm sure you do need jumpers etc. for doing that.

You can also check your clock speed by right clicking "My Computer" then clicking "Properties".

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My PC has been crashing for some time now and I have been chalking it up to Vista, until today it beeped at me and gave me a black screen saying I had to reset my memory frequency in bios. I compared it to what my RAM says, and the volts are correct, but my RAM says 7 - 7 - 7 @ 1.9v, when I checked the frequency, my bios is set at 8 - 8 - 8 - 28. I could change the 8s to 7s but I have no idea what to change the tRAS to(currently set at 28). Also, should command per clock still be set to 2T? I am using 2 sticks of 2 gig RAM if that makes a difference.

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Well, the title sums it up really...

I OC'ed my AMD Phenom II X3 720 BE to it's 16x multiplier, at a comfy 3.2 GHz, just to test things and familiarize myself with it's voltages. After I set the thing to 16x and rebooted, I checked windows to see if it actually showed 3200 MHz, but it didn't. I then ran CPU-Z and Core Temp, both of which showed exactly 3200 MHz and a 16x multiplier.

My question: Is this just a bug in windows and is my CPU actually 3,2 GHz, or is there something else going on?

The fact that CPU-Z shows higher, changing, voltages (BIOS Core Voltage is set to 'Auto') means to me that windows is doing it wrong. But I might be completely mistaking.

Also, on a sidenote, I wondered if the popular 'Can You Run It' webservice shows realtime CPU clock speed, or just the stock value. Because it's showing the stock value for me, but I thought it might just be getting that from where windows is getting it (the wrong location I hope that is).

Any assistance on the matter would be greatly appreciated.


A:Windows shows different CPU frequency than CPU-Z/BIOS

CPU-Z is more accurate then windows with these things, i would say if both it and the bios says you have then windows isn't reading it properly

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I need to change the multiplier in the voltage/frequency option in bios. But I can only change FSB, I dont know how to change multiplier. My board is MSI PT8 Neo LSR (Intel)Socket 478, (I really dont think it is necessary to mention all this). Reason I need to do this is that my Pc is heating up, I have to lower it.

A:Changing the multiplier in voltage/frequency option in Bios?

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Hi. After upgrading BIOS to 2.12 the CPU frequency is locked to the lowest possible (disregarding BIOS settings). Plugging in the battery makes it work again.For the sake of prolonging my battery life I ususally run without it when safely docked at home.Anyone else experiencing this? I assume it's a bug?

A:Bios upgrade to 2.12 on T460p locks cpu frequency to lowest when running without battery

It sounds like a bug might have been fixed.  I would expect it to slow down if you had just a battery (no A/C) or just A/C (no battery).  The charhing circuity won't "cook" the battery.  It will stop charging when it is fully charged.

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I have a list of terms like:

Phrase Frequency
Hello Mother 5
Hello Brother 2
Hello Jackal 1

Is there a way I can get the cumulative frequency of each word in the list?

From the above example, the answer would be:
Hello 8
Mother 5
Brother 2
Jackal 1

Any help would be most appreciated.



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i have a laptop that has 2gb of Ram in it but when windows loads if you right click my computer and properties it says it has 256MB but if you boot to the BIOS it see all 2gb of Ram there... i am wondering if it is a DLL file or some sort of malware that is restricting the ram down to 256 and making my latop run like crap...

any insite out there anyone seen this?


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Is there a way to restrict students from using certain software such as VLC or AVS (used for movie watching)? Can it be done without extra software? If not, what software is best?

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Is it possbile to restrict how much is printed on a home printer? My mom's boyfriend and my mom bought thisnew printer and I know its "theres," but he just prints like there is no tomorrow. Since he is a guitar player, he goes to these guitar website and prints off the chords and what not to play them. His printing habbits are so bad, I came home from school one day and I say a stack of paper that was bout 2 inch high with a guitar page on top, and I asked whats that and he and my mom said, "oh thats just some stuff about playing the guitar." I almost freaked out! I mean this is insane! Yesterday I went to print my essay for school and we are already out of frickin' ink, we've only had the printer for one (1) month!!!! This is ridcious!

Does anybody have any help?

I've even told my mom that she'll have to pay for the ink cause I'm not cause its "her" printer.

A:Restricting Printing

Ever try unplugging the printer and then plugging it back in when you need it?

This situation sounds pretty funny, but he might wear out the printer.

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My E Drive is restricted for a specific user , so that user cannot open the that drive ,

Note : E- dirve is FAT32

error: "Access is denied"

please try to solve this problem

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I keep restricting a site through internet options but when my daughter types in the website www. site .com it just comes back as if it had not been restricted. Is there another way of doing this many thanks.

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What browser are you using and on what operating system ?

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Hello Everyone,
I'm planning to wipe out a computer in a few days and I want to know the best way to restrict just one user from installing things. I will be running Windows XP Pro SP3. I know you can restrict things in MMC but I'm not really sure if it will do that for just one person seeing as group policy affects everyone. Or is there some software I can use. Do you think just setting the account to restricted will work? I have to do this because people keep installing unnecessary programs. I want only the administrator to have true administration abilities. Thanks much!

A:Restricting Users

Limited user accounts are prohibited from installing programs or changing system settings.

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We upgraded our phone service and our provider is asking for a VPN connection so he can access/service his equipment at our facility. This is easy for me to do.

What I need help with is how to permit him to see only his device. I don't want him poking around.

When he logs on he will be assigned a permanent local address. His device will need to have a permanent address I believe but that is not assigned yet. It is a small company but I don't want to walk around to the servers and desktops to fool around with their firewalls. I also don't want to slow down our network very much. I might also like to be able to see his device from my pc (just because).

I read the manual for the router and I think you can filter based on outside ip address but I think the tech travels and will not always be able to be vpn'ing from the same fixed address.

A sketch of my network is below. Thanks in advance for suggestions.

Netopia Router
| |
Phone Various other servers/desktops etc

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Not sure if this is the right place to post this.

Hello I am setting up a desktop for my grandmother so that my little brother and sister can use it play online games, watch youtube, and do homework.

We don't want them to be able to install programs, change settings, use unauthorized programs,etc.

What is the best way to accomplish these things. The solution can be simile or advance. I am pretty good with computers and other technologies...

For example we don't want them installing toolbar, or any game that requires you download and install something.


A:Restricting use of computer

What operating system are you using?

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Hello i am running server 2003 and i want to restrict it so users cant access the control panel. How would i do it?

A:Restricting Users

Group policies.

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Howdy Y'all I gotta use your Brain for a sec....

Is there any way to prevent unauthorized users from plugging in to my network/domain? (ie with laptops) and getting an IP?
I know that they will be very limited in movement even with them getting an IP but still I want to try and prevent it from happening period.

This is a large organization so assigning by MAC for each and every PC is not feasable and limiting the DHCP scope to the exact number of clients we currently have is not an option either.

This is a windows 2000 domain with 90% win2k Pro clients.


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I teach elementary computer. How do you restrict the user from being able to delete apps on desktop? or restrict their admin rights.

Thanks Fore

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Welcome to the forum.

Give the users only a limited account. Such an account cannot uninstall software or change system settings.
You cannot limit an admin account. All administrators have the exact same rights you do. Attempting to restrict an admin account is an exercise in futility. This is by design.

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How do I block certain web sites from being viewed by my kids

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On XP Home & Pro, can I have AOL 9.0 load for 1 user only? It seems to load AOLSP Scheduler, AOLdial, etc before user logon screen.

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Is this starting for every user on the system?

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I have a question.

I have a web site that I need to down load onto my computer so that
I can read my e-mails from work. I keep getting the restricted message.

I just read that the problem is that the site I am tring to get has a message. This conection to the server is encrypted.

Is there anything I can do with my computer so that my computer will
let me use this website. It does say that I can trust the certifact of this website but
it is still restricted.


A:how to add a website that xp keeps restricting

Welcome to TSF....

More than likely the web site being restricted means that you will need special permissions to gain access to it, since hacking into it to gain the email will be instantly spotted by the IT department when the system being hacked will report the next time you go into work you stand a good chance of being terminated... I would start with your immediate supervisor in asking if you could have outside access to your company email servers and let him/her take the initiative in getting it for you.

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My sister dropped her laptop on the ground yesterday, and for her job, she needs to access the internet quite a lot.
I allowed her to mail on my computer in another account now while I'm at work.
How can I restrict her from accessing the hard drive, plugging in usb, run executables, change themes and that stuff?
She only needs the Opera browser.

I'm not that good with group policy

- JustCall

A:Restricting other users from data.

Hey JustCall,

Have you tried looking into Parental Controls?
How To Use Parental Controls in Windows 7

It may be a little simpler for you then reworking all the system permissions.

Although you can look at removing her user from the Users group, and then assigning specific permissions to her folders, which would prevent her accessing other files on the machine.

In fact -- User Rights Assignment - Add or Remove Users and Groups

Is probably what you should read through, it will help you to understand some parts of Group Policies.

The most basic thing for GP, don't change what you do not need to.

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I need to know if there is a way to disable the start menu from windows xp pro and also if i can remove the "file, edit, view, etc..." from my explorer windows. Thanks.

A:Restricting user access

you can use group policy to achieve all those things,
but the settings will affect all the users login-in on
that machine.

Unless you are on a domain where you can use
GPO's & OU's to refine the settings.

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Windows Server 2003. I want one shared folder on the server to be visible to only one group of users. When I created the foler, it seems to have come with settings that make it visible to all users and all users have read&execute privileges. The security tab does not see to permit removing these users so I can resttrict access to a single group.

What am I missing?

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Dear all,

Presuming that I can block off access to the toolbars, etc, is there a way to only allow access to one particular website through Internet Explorer?

For example, I only want users to be able to see www.bbc.co.uk from my pc?

Can this be done?



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Hi I have a Win 2000 PC and I would like to be able to put user restrictions on it for a local user. I have went into "gpedit.exe" to change some things but they do not seemm to take. Is there someplace else I can set these restriction?

A:Restricting Local User

Did you run gpupdate /force and allow for at least 2 logins? also run gpresult to see if they are applying or not.

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I am setting up a new computer and I want to have it so that the Admin account can access the internet, but when a simple user logs in, they cannot user IE, or Firefox. How can I do this?


A:Restricting Program Access


I have started a similiar thread in Web & Email Fouem called 'Can I Disable Internet - Tools - Clear History. 'lotuseclat79' has given some detailed steps to turnoff the Internet... check it out.


I would say you would want to know what u are doing first though.....!!

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I recently went on a business trip to the USA with my laptop. Since my hotel had a free wireless Internet connection, I could watch tv episodes on ABC or NBC I had forgotten to record on my VCR back home in Canada before I left. It was fun because I could watch full episodes.

I get back home in Canada hoping I could watch other missed episodes on these channels only to find out ABC and NBC are discriminating by offering the service only to US citizens! What the hell!?!

I've tried using proxy websites and servers but still, it won't work even if the servers are in the USA. Obviously, they seemed to have thought about it.

Is there any other way to trick them?


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My 3 kids do online schooling, the ploblem is they get distracted by playing games, watching YouTube, Skype'ing, etc.... I want to be able for them to access their school site only! When their schooling is done then they can "Play". Limiting usage by time does not work, because they hear you coming and minimize their distraction and maximize their schooling etc... Is there a way to do this with software or through the Modem/Router? I also want to do this per individual, if they are current in their school work and doing it daily or are ahead, then I won't need to block that persons access.

Note: Putting them back in public school is not an option (we don't agree with "The Common Core" that the 46 out 50 states have addopted.) and private schooling is to expensive.

I know there is way, I have spent several hours searching Google, Ask, and Yahoo, but getting the verbage just right to narrow your search still yields pages and pages to go through.

Thank you in advance for any help.


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How do i restrict accounts in Windows Xp Home? Eg stop a user from creating an account?

A:Restricting accounts? (Xp Home)

It's in here somewhere


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I have some PCs in my plant that need access to intranet sites, but not internet sites. I am using dns resolution, so the user can access the intranet apps by name instead of an ip address (ex: http://po for purchase orders instead of 192.168.x.x)

I have heard you can put a host header file on the local PC that can limit internet access based on how it is set-up. This sounds cheaper than buying some content filtering program. Any examples of guides on how this is done?

Also, any better ideas on how to do this restriction?


A:restricting internet access

Well there are ways to do it, that are easy but the knowledgeable person can probably get around it. If you don't set a Gateway address in the TCP/IP settings it won't know how to get out on the Internet.

I would bet your router can probably block these PC's from accessing the Internet as well.

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i posted this on the networking part of the forum too, but it maybe an OS issue.

i am running QuickBooks and a Tech Dispatching Application on ONE Win2003 server. because i needed better security and accounting on this server, i made it a Domain Controller.

i thought i fixed most of the issues (cruised a lot of forums) and the client side apps seems to be working with the server apps.

my issue now is that the server applications will not interact with each other even though they are on the same server nor will they update themselves.

they worked fine with each other and were able to update themselves before i made the server a DC.

the firewall was not changed and i have tried updating the server apps with the firewall turned off. could not connect to the site. IE works fine and is set to low security (temporarily.)

the client side QuickBooks application does update (patches) without issue. (workstations are all Win XP.SP2)

is there something in Win2003 DC that restricts permission for applications? how do i change that?

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I have win7 home premium on a laptop and a desktop for my kids. I have them set as standard users not administrators. I there some way to prevent them from installing programs or deleting any files? I want them to be able to play their games (mostly Minecraft) and browse. I have Mobicip installed and use it for parental controls. I keep both computers protected with MBAM Pro and MSE, but I want to prevent other problems which would require me to wipe and reinstall Windows. My son (8) is particularly resourceful and I already have to password protect the BIOS to keep him out.

Any suggestions?

A:restricting users access

Hi -- I think this should answer your question. If not, check back.
What is a standard user account?

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I am trying to find a way to limit access to certain internet sites for individuals in my household. I have already assigned passwords to every individual in my household. However I do not know how to restrict certain sites for these individuals. How can I go about doing that?

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I have been asked to limit employee's access on computers (we have an array of Windows 7 and Windows 8), and my boss advised me to turn on the guest account so changes can't be made. However this isn't really effective, does anyone have any suggestions? I have tried parental control etc but we need restriction applied to accessing folders/the C drive/various webpages.
Thanks x

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Is there a way to turn off access to the Control Panel by secondary user accounts ? My kids keep getting in there and changing things, I'd like to put a stop to this.


A:Restricting user access?

Have you tried giving them limited accounts?

XP Home or XP Pro?


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Is there a way to turn off access to the Control Panel by secondary (Limited) user accounts ? My kids keep getting in there and changing things, I'd like to put a stop to this. I'm running Vista Home Premium 32 bit.


A:Restricting user access?

Windows Steady State has recently been updated to include Vista support. It's free from Microsoft here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...ss/default.mspxYou'll access each account by clicking on it in the Steady State windows and then adjust that account's settings there.

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My little 2y kid, while using my computer to play games, delete my stuff and mess alot around, connecting to dialup ISPs and other things.

I want to restrict his access to only his games and nothing else. For that I made him a limited user, without a password, and done my self a password, as administrator (I use XP pro)
But he still has access to every thing!
He can access 'My documents' and delete anything there. When I right-click my documents > sharing and security, to make it private, the option is not active. Why?

And, is there a way I can restrict his access? like hiding start button and systray, without hiding them for me as an admin?

Where can I read about restricting a child's access in Windows XP?

A:restricting my kid's access as a user

1 Click Start and select Run
2. Type gpedit.msc in the text box and click on OK.
3. The group policy editor will load. Navigate through the folders and you will discover hundreds of items that you can limit access to and control*

*Note: This only works in XP Pro.

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XP pro 60 gig HDD.. partitioned 4 times. C D E F

I want to restrict access to non admins on the entire the D: partition. I cannot figure out how this is done on Win XP. It apparently is considerably different from Win 2k.

All partitions are NTFS. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Restricting access to a partition on Win XP???

Have a read of this Winguides Article

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I'm resriticting users on IE so that they can only access one page that is work related and for the most part i have been successful, however i have found that even if you put aol.com yahoo.com and msn.com in the restricted sites they are still accessible..doesnt make sense except that perhaps a deal was struck and in the code for ie its written to override restricting these sites...sounds like something they might do lol..anyway if anyone knows how to restrict these sites too id appreciate an email on how to do it..thanks again and tech on dudes and dudettes...

A:internet explorer restricting

Hiya and welcome

NOTE : You cannot assign a Web site to the Internet zone. The Internet zone contains all Web sites that are not on your computer or in the local intranet zone, or that are not already assigned to another zoneClick to expand...


However, looks like its a third party software time. Found this one:


It blocks sites, and even chat rooms. There's an FAQ here:




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I am running Win 2012 AD with windows 7 users and no proxy in environment. I would like to restrict some win7 users to browse only 2 websites and disable all other websites ..Is this can be achieved from GPOs ? or is there any other quick way
of doing it please ?

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I do not know if this is the correct spot for this post or if what I am asking can be done. I have a laptop computer running Windows 8 that has two users and and admin account. The laptop is shared with my family and I am wanting to restrict what one of the users can do.

Below is a list of things I am wanting to restrict:

-Installing any programs without admin password
-User unable to empty recycle bin
-User unable to access incognito mode in google chrome
-User being able to delete history in google chrome
-User accessing incognito mode of IE
-User deleting internet history of IE by using control+h

Thank you in advance for any help and if anything else is needed just ask and I will reply as soon as I can.

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Hello everyone, let me start off by saying I'm not experienced in networking so I'm going to try to explain as best as possible whats going on at my office. Where I work there are about 6-7 computers all hooked up to the same internet and files (I believe its called the network drive? When you click on My Computer and theres a folder with all the users) It's where each computer has a file on the drive with the persons name who works on that computer but each computer does not share ALL of the files on the computer just the ones that you drag and drop in this network drive. Every computer has access to view these user files that everyone saves. The problem is that we need to restrict certain computers on the network from viewing important files that they shouldnt be viewing. Or maybe have the users type in a pass to view each folder and every user/folder has a different password or just block some computers from seeing certain files. Because we need some employees to access all files and some employees only to access one folder. Is it possible to do this? If so can you please explain how?


A:Restricting access for users!

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I have two computers, both running Windows XP Home edition with SP3, and they are used by a large number of people. My mother and I are the only one with any security sense and won't download things that are unknown to us. My brother and his friends all use a guest account while my mother and I each have password protected administrative accounts. The guest account has the ability to download a scary amount of files including executables. Is there a free program or a way to edit a web browser, other than IE, that will allow me to restrict download ability on the guest account? Preferably I would be able to enter a password to override this if needed. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Restricting Downloads

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I have 3 computers networked in my office. The computer I am having a problem with is running on XP. I have 2 different user accounts on this computer and would like the administrator to be the only user able to access the internet. The non-administrator user is not very knowledgeable in computer technology, so if I can't fully restrict internet access on her account, restricting her access from internet browsers would also work. I am not sure how to achieve this, any help would be very appreciated.

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