user priveliges and hardware

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getoffmyface

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I'm running XP pro, with several user accounts, of which I am the administrator. Does anyone know of a way to restrict users from using the USB printer? If I could just put a password on it, it would stop my housemates from printing behind my back!
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Lonman

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Yes actually. Go to Control Panel> Printers and Faxes> right click on the printer icon> properties> 'security' tab. You can set your permissions/denials in there.
 

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Hey, I didn't know that was available until i looked. Cool feature. :)
 
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getoffmyface

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Won't let me log in with other users now - some kind of security rights problem - and takes me back to login screen. quite odd.
 

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:confused: :confused: Wierd... tinker around with the settings i guess. I only have one account on my system (Administrator) so i can't help you out on that one.
 

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