In the User Settings dialog box, you can configure the session limits and program and feature restrictions that you want to apply to the shared user profile. There are four tabs in the User Settings dialog box that help you to configure profile settings and restrictions.

Additional information on the user settings and options available in the User Settings dialog box are provided in Table 4.

Table 4: Description of User Settings and Options in the User Settings Dialog Box

Settings and options Description

1. User

  • Displays user name and picture for selected user.

2. General

  • Lock or unlock a user profile.
  • Set session timers, change passwords, change a user profile picture, and delete a selected user profile.

3. Windows Restrictions

  • Set level of Windows restrictions: High, Medium, Low, No, or Custom.
  • Set Start menu and general system restrictions.
  • Hide or display drives.

4. Feature Restrictions

  • Set level of Feature restrictions: High, Medium, Low, No, or Custom.
  • Set user-specific Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office Restrictions.
  • Enter the home page and specific Web site addresses that a user is allowed to view.

5. Block Programs

  • Select programs to block user from accessing and view currently blocked programs.
  • Browse to add a program on the computer that is not listed.

6. Additional Support

  • Find links to additional resources for Windows SteadyState.

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