Limit a part of the disk to non administrator



John
07-10-2005, 12:51 AM
Hello,

is there a way on XP prof to limit the access of a specific Drive or a part
of a Drive to users that are not administrators?

thanks

John

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 12:51 AM
Hi John,

Use permissions.

How to disable simplified sharing and set permissions on a shared folder in
Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307874

HOW TO: Set, View, Change, or Remove File and Folder Permissions in Windows
XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308418

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"John" <prout@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> Hello,
>
> is there a way on XP prof to limit the access of a specific Drive or a
> part of a Drive to users that are not administrators?
>
> thanks
>
> John
>

Kerry Brown
07-10-2005, 12:51 AM
"John" <prout@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:429b0675$0$25026$8fcfb975@news.wanadoo.fr...
> Hello,
>
> is there a way on XP prof to limit the access of a specific Drive or a
> part of a Drive to users that are not administrators?
>
> thanks
>
> John
>

If formatted with NTFS yes.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/security/learnmore/accesscontrol.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prdd_sec_letd.asp

Kerry

John
07-10-2005, 12:51 AM
Thanks Rick and Kerry for your precious help.

Kerry Brown
07-10-2005, 12:51 AM
"John" <prout@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> Thanks Rick and Kerry for your precious help.
>

Your welcome. You might also want to look into disk quotas. Be careful if
you implement quotas. You have to monitor it and make sure users know when
they are approaching their limits or they may lose data by not being able to
save a file.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prkc_fil_fyfp.asp

Kerry


Limit a part of the disk to non administrator