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Windows program that allows see but not touch
August 4, 2011 2:15 PM   Subscribe

Is there any windows program that allows to see the desktop or allow programs to be seen and password protect if any modification is needed.
posted by radsqd to Computers & Internet (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
I think RealVNC gives you that level of control on the server side.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 2:43 PM on August 4, 2011


UltraVNC will do this too - you can set up separate passwords for view only vs. view and control. Of the RFB-based solutions, I like UltraVNC because it comes with a nifty mirror driver that reduces server-side CPU load almost to nothing and makes RFB work responsively enough not to be irritating; other RFB solutions I've used are insanely laggy by comparison.
posted by flabdablet at 7:11 PM on August 4, 2011


For workstations or server consoles, you may want to google "Clear Screen Saver" or words to that effect - there used to be one in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit.

I had a guy at Rentacoder (now vWorker.com) make me one for Server03 a couple years ago, ten bucks in 30 minutes. Feedback from that community indicates that I overpaid him.
posted by panmunjom at 8:21 PM on August 4, 2011


I was looking along the lines of "Clear Screen Saver", However I cannot find a place to download it. While looking I also found E-motional Transparent Screen Lock Pro which is payware but should do the job. Is there anything else anyone knows of.

Thanks for the suggestions
posted by radsqd at 9:44 AM on August 5, 2011


Oh, you want this locally, not for remote control?

Try KidKeyLock.
posted by flabdablet at 10:48 PM on August 6, 2011


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