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Re: [SLUG] Red Hat Slagging
- To: heracles@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, sbryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Red Hat Slagging
- From: Jon Biddell <jon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Jul 13 21:00:20 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
Please tell me how you stop the "gremlins" from changing the system. We
have a similar
number of systems and our computer coordinator spends almost of his three
week (the time he is allowed off class to do the job of keeping the
reinstalling win98, removing viruses and replacing unimportant files like
and io.sys that the students like to delete - just before they turn the
without shutting down.
Ah, this one is relatively easy - it's called POLICIES...
We have the "power (l)user brigade" at work who think they know everything
and try doing dumb things like this - they find that with the policies on
their machines locked up tighter than... well, you get the drift..... it's
damn near impossible...
Yes, it CAN still happen, but it lessens the time our desktop droids spend
Of course, if they are all of the same or nearly the same config, use GHOST
and create a CD of the machine - makes reinstalls a breeze...
Changing from windows is not an option as the DET have supplied the
"Microsoft Set" to
all state schools and expect it to be used.
Until the next election when all the striking teachers are put against the
wall and shot !!!