passwords



jaime
07-09-2005, 11:25 PM
My roommates come in and use my computer when I'm not around, which i don't
mind if they need to write a paper or something, but I don't want them to
have access to all of my files. If i'm already on under my user name, how can
i make it so that certain folders need a password but other ones can be
accessed? i checked the box that said "make this folder private" but it won't
do me any good if they come in and use my computer after i've already signed
on.

T. Waters
07-09-2005, 11:25 PM
jaime wrote:
> My roommates come in and use my computer when I'm not around, which i
> don't mind if they need to write a paper or something, but I don't
> want them to have access to all of my files. If i'm already on under
> my user name, how can i make it so that certain folders need a
> password but other ones can be accessed? i checked the box that said
> "make this folder private" but it won't do me any good if they come
> in and use my computer after i've already signed on.

Your best bet is to give them separate accounts and keep your private files
under your own account.
In order for this to work, you have to sign off before they use your
computer, and you have to have a password.


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