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New: Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit

September 20th 2005 in Uncategorized

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sharedaccess/default.mspx


I worked with this product during the beta and must say that I was and am very impressed.  If you have kids, or a shared computer, or run an internet cafe, or have a computer that is accessible to the public, you will find it a very powerful tool for protecting your computers, and your users or family.  It may prove to be a very powerful tool in the fight against malware (although because of insufficient disk space I have not been able to do sufficient testing of this feature – Windows Disk Protection requires a minimum of 1 Gig unallocated disk space).


I strongly recommend that you read all information, and watch the webcast *before* installing and using the toolkit, and proceed with caution. This is a very powerful utility.  Leave one administrator account unmanaged.


More later…


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