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Lenovo Staff
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Question

Is there any way to protect installed programs from unauthorized uninstalls, in case someone gets into my account in Win 7?  I'm thinking in terms of a master password (could be the same as the admin password) but applicable as a default protection to unauthorized or inadvertent install/ uninstall.

Answer

There are two ways of preventing programs from inadvertant installation or deletion.

 

Method 1:

Set BIOS power-on, hard drive and supervisor passwords and no one besides you will get into your machine.

 

Method 2:

Use a non-Administrative account for regular daily use of the system, and just switch to an adminstrative one when you need to perform an operation such as adding or removing software.

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