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Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP by Russell Smith

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Chapter 11. Preparing Vista and Windows 7 for Least Privilege Security

There's a lot of groundwork involved in a successful move to Least Privilege Security on the desktop, and in this chapter we'll look at how to implement a desktop refresh project including Least Privilege. If the thought of reinstalling the operating system across your fleet of PCs fills you with dread, you'll be pleased to know that Microsoft provides tools to simplify the process and eliminate the risk of losing data.

In the chapter, we will cover:

  • Using Microsoft's Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) to collect and analyze data to identify any potential compatibility problems with Least Privilege Security and software installed on networked PCs
  • Analyzing logon scripts ...

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