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    Quote Originally Posted by MatthewL View Post
    I'd love to work in a school, you could have soo much fun! Wish we could do that at our place!
    There has to be some compensation for the petty vandalism and hacking that just doesn't happen in the business world!

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    Oh Junior Tech used to have his speakers so loud it did actually wake the dead (which was handy since we had a vacancy for a general studies teacher).

    I made a script so I could remotely make his PC burp. He soon switched his speakers off.

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    f5ing the games website they are on while I add it to a block list is a particular fav.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theblacksheep View Post
    f5ing the games website they are on while I add it to a block list is a particular fav.
    One of my techniques too

    I love watching them then try to 'find' the site another way by frantically searching Google.
    They don't know the power of the 'darkside'....

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    Quote Originally Posted by theeldergeek View Post
    One of my techniques too

    I love watching them then try to 'find' the site another way by frantically searching Google.
    They don't know the power of the 'darkside'....
    Or when they try and go 'back' in the browser until they can see the links again, keep trying them only to find they now 'don't work'.

    repeat and it doesn't take long till they give up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    There has to be some compensation for the petty vandalism and hacking that just doesn't happen in the business world!
    We get the vandalism on bits of kit in various areas, I'd just to do it to get back as those awkward users who always moan and cause trouble!!

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    Wouldn't it be terrible to admit that you worked in a school where a select few students repeatedly tried what they could to stick things like BackOrifice onto Win95/98 machines but they found that they couldn't (because it was already on there) and the computer used to tell them off, poke its tongue out (eject CD drawer) and inform them that their computer and internet access would now be locked until they came in to see the IT staff.

    Yeah ... that would be terrible to admit that ...

    Shame I don't know anyone who would use trojan-based, remote control software like that.

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    i used to use this NirCmd - Windows command line tool it does all sorts open cd drive close it again turn the monitor off, all of which is rather confusing for the students

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    Trying to download lanschool lite but im having problems registering. Anyone else had a go? Keeps telling me ive missed a field...
    If you contact ITS they will send you a Full copy of the software for evaluation.

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    I use RM tutor 4 as part of CC4.

    If they cross me twice, I just use the 'Log Off Client' feature and disable their account in the AD.
    Then when they come to the Office to moan, I send them off to the head of ICT to explain what they did and why

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    We use Impero, which allows you to mute the sound remotely. We also have a 'special' Impero policy group reserved for certain students which blocks a wide range of programs too, even quite innocent things like MS Paint because they would rather spend their time doodling than working.

    A favourite trick of mine when I find students listening to music on USB memory devices is to take control of their PC, select all the music files and drag them towards the recycle bin.... this generally results in the memory device being removed rapidly

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    Quote Originally Posted by owen1978 View Post
    Had annoying kid next to me who was on youtube, was being loud & playing music - really annoyed me
    so I created this quick script and shutdown their computer without warning! At the prompt just enter the computername!

    Hope someone else might find it usefull!

    Instant Kill.bat
    @ECHO OFF
    cls
    SET /P comp=[Kill]
    shutdown -m %comp% -s -f -t 00
    exit
    I can't believe you actually let kids on youtube!

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    ITalc is another easy one to set up. You get the option to lock them out with a massive padlock picture popping up on screen. You ort to see their faces when I first ran it!!!!

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    We have smartcache here locked to only allow identified stations through so each station is running the ident daemon. Our fun is to kill that remotely & then watch as they struggle to find any website that works. Saves having to carry out a full ban & once the station is rebooted all works again

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    Is there a way that this script can close down multiple pc's and without entering the machine into Dos.

    Thanks in advance.

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