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Old 02-05-10, 04:16 AM   #10
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Default Re: She's convinced she's being spyed on remotely

Originally Posted by williv View Post
She did

I think I'm just gonna wipe the hd clean and reinstall windows for her. At least that would give me a clean slate and I can monitor what's installed from there on.

Other than using the Windows acct password is there anything else worth installing to prevent an unwanted user logging on to Windows ?
You could put Ubuntu on it until the whole thing blows over... I highly doubt her husband even remotely has a clue about that OS.

Also, there are things you can do to prevent unauthorized infiltration.. For starters, make sure the Administrator acccount has a password and change it once in a while. Also, set the account she uses to a plain user. That will prevent software from being installed on either account. Also, prevent elevation of user priveleges for windows update, that should close a few holes... Also, install a software firewall and use a strict per-application access policy.

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