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Block Installers & File Saving

#1PanopictonguyPosted 10/14/2013 3:21:47 PM
Is there a way to prevent things from being installed or saved on my C drive? I have 3 Drives and I don't want things put my C drive all willy nilly (It's an SSD). My cousin doesn't get this and keeps finding ways to put **** on my SSD.

I'm trying to figure out a way to resolve this without taking away his installation privileges all together.
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#2n00b14Posted 10/14/2013 4:45:22 PM
I'd just change the default Program Files directory to a different drive (or use a symbolic link). Then install only the specific programs you want to a different 'Programs' directory of your choice on the SSD.

No explanation necessary to your cousin and worst case it's only a mild inconvenience for you.
#3lionheart5656Posted 10/14/2013 5:58:52 PM
If your cousin doesn't listen, then he gets the shaft.

Computers privileges are not a democracy.

Given him the iron fist and cut his virtual testicles with your iron sickle by taking his installation privileges away.
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#4JKatarnPosted 10/14/2013 6:20:50 PM
Simple: change his account to a standard/limited account - this is the most straightforward and simplest way to prevent him from installing things. If he's too lazy to change the drive designation, then he's going to keep installing crap on the C: drive.
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#5TimePharaohPosted 10/14/2013 6:27:17 PM
Punch him in the throat
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