Am I missing something?

  ste_bla 15:45 21 Jul 04
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So youve got a win xp computer with user accounts set up with passwords you think yay my files etc are protected.. you then come back after 3 days and find your "kind" brother has opend your documents & deleted some important ones from his account via c: drive..

So i ask you what is the point in passwords if everyone can end up accessing everyones files or have i somehow not ticked a box from stopping this from happening?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:07 21 Jul 04

Make his a limited user account to stop access.

  LastChip 16:10 21 Jul 04

Where were the files located and what permissions did you apply to them?

If the files were in a common folder that anyone (known in XP as Everyone) could access, how did you think they were to be protected?

  TomJerry 16:12 21 Jul 04

You need other measure if you really want to protect your files. Try this out Steganos Safe 6 click here

  ste_bla 17:46 21 Jul 04

It was a guest account i have only admin account (safe mode passworded too), i just thought that they would stop other users accessing your document folders seeing each user had seperate ones...

luckly i had sense to make good back ups..

and i will d/load n try it now..

  woodchip 17:49 21 Jul 04

You should backup your files to CD, Then you can put them back if you have probs. What if your comp went boom, you would lose the lot

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