Has someone been tampering with your files ? Has your work been fouled because of accidental system software changes ? Have you ever been locked out of your computer ? Have users of your public network (school computer lab, library, etc.) been modifying settings or adding software ? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then Windows System Policy Editor may be just the book and solution you're looking for. When you're searching for a way to standardize desktop settings, prevent users from modifying the hardware and environment settings, or control or restrict user actions, then you need to use the "Windows System Policy Editor". It gives you the capability to create or edit local registry values. How do you set up different security restrictions for each user ? What do you do if you want to set up a policy for a group rather than a single user ? How do you configure desktops for roving users so that any computer they use will have the same look ? Once you have networked security in place, how do you protect a computer if it becomes disconnected from the network ? These are just a few of the questions that "Windows System Policy Editor" will answer. This book describes different types of system policies, what they control, and how to set up and modify them. Installing the Policy Editor and creating the policy file. Setting default workstation security. In-depth details of the Administrative files. Security issues. Troubleshooting. The differences between the Win95 and Win98 Policy Editors. Standalone computer and network configurations. Computer security on publicly accessed computers presents unique challenges, today more than ever before, and if you're in charge of administering workstations in a school, library, office, or any environment where increased security would be invaluable, you'll benefit from. reading this book.