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how do i set a registry entry as read only


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mikeloeven

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i know these topics are usually on how to delete read only entries but i need to know how to actually make a read only key. i have some applications running that i really dont want people messing with the settings and want to make the configuration variables read only


i know you can use ntfs permissions on the keys but for some reasion i cant make it work on individual variables

Edited by mikeloeven, 16 March 2010 - 08:14 PM.

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create another user account for the other people and make it a limited user...they will not be able to change any system settings...
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create another user account for the other people and make it a limited user account...they will not be able to change any system settings...

Edited by happyrock, 17 March 2010 - 08:52 AM.

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create another user account for the other people and make it a limited user account...they will not be able to change any system settings...



it isn't just users a few of the programs i use are updated frequently and keep resetting to default settings i just have a few variable strings i want to mark as read only
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