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22nd October 2008, 01:09 PM #16
Puts you off asking questions though - I don't really want to be made fun of because I don't know as much as some of you do
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22nd October 2008, 01:13 PM #17
I'm sure I speak for everyone when I say it wasn't meant to be directed at you. Sorry if it felt like it.
Originally Posted by witch
IMHO I would rather labelled "stupid" by the person who calls himself an "expert". Makes it more fun when your cleaning up his mess
22nd October 2008, 09:22 PM #18
We hide all c: drives from students, so they can't, this is via Group Policies. If for whatever reason you can't set this up, there must be a way of changing the local machine registry the same way.
I've got the same problem, because until recently we didn't have enough space free on the staff fileserver to store all their docs, so I'm going to have to introduce a system of moving all docs to this new server and keeping them their, (I've only recently taken on responsibility for the staff network).
22nd October 2008, 09:25 PM #19
That made me laugh,
Originally Posted by torry_loon
Its like users who store all of their important emails in their deleted items folder
22nd October 2008, 11:54 PM #20
If the user is not an Administrator, they should not be able to write to the root of C:\.
Originally Posted by Domino
23rd October 2008, 12:11 AM #21
You could change the permissions on the folder to be read only.
Originally Posted by Small_Pig_Dancing
I make it clear to the staff that their Windows profiles are not backed-up and they should be using the network shares provided which are backed-up. If they choose to save important files in their profile and the files are deleted, they are responsible for losing those files.
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