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    Exe files

    Those pesky kids are still installing and getting exe files for games. Is there a way I can delete them for example like a scheduled task on a daily basis. Everytime I delete them they get them back, and I don't want to keep searching their home directories to delete them all ideally.

    Is there some network scanner software to delete said files?

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    Just stop them from saving them. Our samba fileserver can veto certain filenames and extensions, some virusscanners can do this too.

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    R2 of server 2003 can help you with this.

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    Yes, bizzel's magic wonder tool. It's linked on his signature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    Yes, bizzel's magic wonder tool. It's linked on his signature.
    *cough*EduSweep*cough*


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    or go into the GPO and set what .exe you want opened and the rest will be denied, how we stopped the kids opening downloads

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanT View Post
    or go into the GPO and set what .exe you want opened and the rest will be denied, how we stopped the kids opening downloads
    This is the default on RM networks and it works wonders.

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    pfffffff RM, I wipe my bum on RM

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    I can highly recommend EduSweep, you shouldn't have any problems with it at FCC.

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    Edusweep, that's the one! I was racking my brains...

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    edu software

    Is there an edumaker that makes coffee, tea and biscuits ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bizzel View Post
    This is the default on RM networks and it works wonders.
    Although RM are just utlising the software restrictions that exist in group policy anyway, they just have a fancy front end to control it.

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    Thanks guys! Downloaded edusweep beta 6.

    Just sent an e-mail around to staff members warning them!! I'm so harsh!

    Is there away I can run as a scheduled task?

    As for RM, its Rubbish Mate. he he he.....

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    Yh EduSweep is your God i ran it here yesterday took 45 mins to go through all the area's but now i have 24556 files to go through lmao. great fun

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    EduSweep is great - but as others say - its much better to prevent the games being being run in the first place with a software restriction policy.

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