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AppLocker- a new feature of Windows7 is the best solution for people, who share their computer with other users and do not want them to access any application from your computer. This feature allows such users to restrict access from Network Group Policies. However, this feature was also available in previous version of Windows as Software Restriction Policies but is now comparatively better than those.
This article will explain the process of restricting access to desired application using AppLocker. Now let us see how AppLocker is used to restrict applications on a shared system:
Restricting access to programs using AppLocker:
Getting started with AppLocker
Perform the below mentioned steps to restrict access to application using AppLocker:
Now under AppLocker Properties check the boxes next to Configured under Executable rules then click OK.
Blocking Applications from running
To block application from running, follow these steps:
This program is blocked by Group Policy. For more information, contact you System Administrator.
This way a user can restrict other users from accessing selected applications. Now relax and sit at ease, as only authorized users will be able to access applications on your user account.
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