Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit


I’m getting a demo today of the Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit. This looks like an awesome solution for locking down a multi-user machine. Check out the details and the download here:

Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit

Microsoft created the Shared Computer Toolkit to help make shared computers more reliable and less time-consuming to maintain. Unlike personal computers, shared computers are:

  • Used by many different people who generally don’t know or trust each other
  • Used in public places where personal privacy and security are big concerns
  • Subjected to greater wear and tear due to their frequent use and public availability.

Even though it’s targeted at untrusted shared users, I could see this being very useful in my house.

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  1. An interesting thing happened today. My big group (under John Frederiksen) at Microsoft had an all-hands…

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