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How can I hide programs from other users.

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1

    How can I hide programs from other users.

    I'm the administrator and would like to haide/keep other users from having the programs available to them. Is there a way to hide short-cuts from other user accounts?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 54
    Windows 7 Pro plus Windows 8.1 Pro VM


    Would this be suitable ?

    WinMend Folder Hidden - Safely and quickly hide files and folders.

    It's free and is very good.

    Just don't lose your password !!!!
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  3. #3

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Jeff, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, Windows 8.1 has an included "Family Safety" feature that you could use to block specified standard users from being able to open programs you set to block for them.

    Family Safety App Restrictions - Set and Manage in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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How can I hide programs from other users.
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