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win 8 sub acct

  1. #1

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    win 8 sub acct

    hello guys
    im trying to not allow my grand daughter to install anything on my computer when im not there, there there a way to make a acct for her and make the settings to where she needs admin approval to install anything,i wish to give her access to the web and whatever is on the pc currently but my main concern is to not allow her to install anything via the web on the pc
    thanx for any help on this jack

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  2. #2

    Give her a limited account. Such an account cannot install software or change system settings.
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  3. #3

    Welcome to Windows Eight Forums, jack78.

    There is Family Safety within 8.x you may want to use:

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