How to secure my computer for guests?
June 30, 2007 8:52 PM Subscribe
Is there a method/program for limiting a guest's access to my computer to -only- a web browser (no start menu, programs, file directories, etc.)?
posted by JFitzpatrick to computers & internet (10 answers total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
I don't like giving people unfettered access to my personal computer. I have way too many client and personal files on it to give access to someone who through error might damage anything. Is there an effective way when a house guest simply wants to check their email or read the news to make it so that they can only use the web browser? I'm envisioning something like the full screen function on FireFox but with no way to turn it off or acess any other functionality on the computer.
This isn't necessarily to hide anything... I realize a determined user could use the web browser as a file broweser... this is more to keep stupid people from breaking anything.