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How-To: Limited Account Tweak
Written by Samuknow   
Monday, 11 September 2006 08:05
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Many kids have their own computers. As parents, this poses a problem with computer safety; not only to keep your kids safe but to make sure they do not do something that will cause damage to OS.  A great way to keep a leash on the activity is to setup the accounts as limited. Unfortunately this will keep some already installed apps from working, including some games. There is a solution to this problem.  This quick and easy tweak will enable you to keep the account set as limited and still allow running of applications that require an Administrator account.

(Note: The VBScript file used in this article is © Doug Knox.  Visit for some other nifty utilities and tweaks)

Note: You will need to download the following zip file from AOAFiles:


We understand that some of you may have issues with downloading a file that will make modifications to your system without knowing what is in the file.  The contents of the .VBS and .REG file are included in the Appendix.

Warning: AOA cannot assume any responsiblity for damage to your system that may occur as a result of the application of this tweak.  While we believe it to be generally safe to apply to a system, there is always the possibility that a unique system configuration may not handle this tweak well.  You assume any and all risks.

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