A. It is possible to tighten security on shared system resource attributes, such as the attributes of COM1: or of printers. By tightening base security, these shared resources will be administered only by system administrators.
To enable this perform the following:
- Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
- Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
- From the Edit menu select New - DWORD value and enter a name of ProtectionMode if it does not already exist
- Double click the value and set to 1. Click OK
- Reboot the computer
After performing this change you should update your Emergency Repair Disk using RDISK.EXE.