Tips To Make Your PC More Secure - Physical and Folder Security"
Limit who can use your PC
If you allow other people to use your PC, they will most likely be able to access
information you store on the PC. Websites they visit can infect your PC with
viruses. The best practice when multiple people use a PC is to set up each person with
their on logon ID.
These links provide help for creating new accounts for other people to use on your PC:
Windows XP Help Windows 7 & Windows Vista Help
Limit access to system folders
Access to the following folders on your PC should be restricted:
The following permission settings should be used for the above folders:
Users: Read, Execute, List Folder Contents
Administrators: Full Control, Modify, Read & Execute, List folder contents, Read, Write
Everyone Group: No Access
All Others: No Access
The following link is Microsoft's recommendation for folder permissions:
Windows XP Help
The link provides information on how to change folder permissions:
Windows XP Help
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