How to Restrict User to Run Specific Program in Windows 7

Suppose you are a system Administrator in your Organization. User of your organization always Run those program which is not authorized in you organization. You can restrict user to run specific Program by the  help of Group Policy Editor. You can prevent from unauthorized access specific program in windows 7. Its a Great feature in Windows 7. You can keep away your child from unwanted program or game on your computer.

Restrict User to Run Specific Program


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1. Click on Start Button , then Type in Search Box gpedit.msc and press Enter.

 
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2. Local Group policy Editor Windows open , then Click on User Configuration => Administrative Template => System, then on the Right Pane Double-Click on Don’t Run Specified Window Application .
 
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3.  Click on Enable Radio Button , then click on Show .
 
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4. Enter the EXE file name of those Program which is you want to restrict to Run, then Click on OK .
Such as-:
Window media player EXE file Name —   wmplayer.exe
Paint EXE file name                          —   mspaint.exe
 
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5. Click on Apply, then OK .
 
Now if you will try to open windows media player then will show Error message like this…
 
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Now You will See that Windows Media Player and MS Paint has been blocked, just like this you can also block unwanted or Game on your computer prevent from your child.



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