Published on 19th February 2004 by
Grrr.... I just spent 30min typing up a reply and had it eaten. Does this thing have a time out or something equally silly?
Originally Posted by cpemmaAgree 100%. Another analogy would be the Safety Officer who says "Well, he shouldn't have been doing that, it's dangerous" rather than fitting some extra guards. Murphy's Law applies. :(
Originally Posted by Green SodaYep, its so true KNA, keep the user dumb, and happy, thats all that matters.
I work at my schools IT department as well (great place for volunter hours, 2 hours a day times 4 years :D), and its amazing how simple we've made the system when you look at it on a whole:
1)Login name is your name.year
2)Pass is your ID thats been engraved into you head since you came to the district.
3)Word, IE, and My Docs, and "Apps" are the only icons on the desktop.
4)The start menu has: "Log Off, Shut down, and the programs folder which has about 20 icons.
Thing is, it works really well. Untill you try to do somthing actually useful
Originally Posted by MurdocThey did that at my school, no right clicking on the desktop, only log off shut down and programs, no control panel, within a few months i managed to take off the securty, well most of it and had every thing back, I changed the screen saver to read something amusing, i did this while my teacher was watching and she didnt care/ didnt understand :S the problem is the used registry settings to change the options and disabled regedit but their was ways around it. Good article.
Originally Posted by Xen0phobiak
Edit: In my last year there they moved over to XP with a RM login. A m8 of mine cracked the admin password and now has free print credits.
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