Block Access to a Folder For a Guest Account on Windows 7

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Block Access to a Folder for a Guest Account on Windows 7 is simple and the steps which are followed in this article  are very easy and effective.So lets get started ,a few days back  some of my friends visits to my home-town and none of them carrying there own laptop.In this competative world most of  us cant drive our life’s with out updating their stuff in social media. So, one of my friend asked my laptop for checking mails and facebook stuff.But before my laptop handled him,I had to ensure that they don’t accidentally or intentionally breach my privacy .

So , I decided to active the Guest account for all their needs and protected the administrator’s account (i.e  my account) with a secured password.Though enabling guest account helped in drawing a line between browser preferences, history and bookmarks, all my files, especially the ones in a separate partition, were still accessible to everyone using the computer.

The only option left for me was to limit the access to private folders from all the users logging in using the Guest account. Like me, if you to want to limit the permissions of Guest users, just follow these steps.

Step 1: Make sure you are logged in to an administrator account. Right-click on the folder you want to block from Guest users and open the Properties window.

Step 2: In the folder property window, open the Security tab and click on the Edit button to change the permission settings.


Step 3: You will see a list of groups and users of your system. As there’s no privilege level defined for Guest user here, click on the Add button to include the Guest user.

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