AllVersions: Running Cygwin X w/ Registy Entries

Chris Taylor
Thu Oct 27 10:00:00 GMT 2005

Dave Korn wrote:
> Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>* Chris Taylor (2005-10-26 17:38 +0100)
>>>Problem with that is that if the sysadmin knows what he's doing, it only
>>>takes about 4 seconds to block off almost all possible ways of actually
>>>editing the registry...
>>Definitely not. 
>   Oh yes it does.  Start->Run->regedit.  Right-click the user's tree under
> HKEY_USERS, choose Permissions, remove their write access leaving them a
> read-only per-user registry tree.  Easily done in 4 seconds by an experienced
> BOFH, and can't be reversed without admin rights!
>     cheers,
>       DaveK

Thankyou for proving my point Dave.
Does anyone else feel Thorsten should let this go now, before we all 
lose any semblance of respect for him as a person? (Or did that already 
happen to the rest of you?)



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