1.    18 Mar 2016 #1
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    How to stop Local User to view the documents of Admin Account


    I have two users in Win 10. First is My Self an Administrator and second one is a Local User. In Computer Management I stopped sharing of My Self Folder. It is showing now "not shared". In C drive user folders, I clicked My Self Folder and clicked stop sharing but even than Local User is able to view My Self Documents and Desktop etc. Please advise.
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  2.    19 Mar 2016 #2
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    Solved. Got solution in other forum.
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  3.    20 Mar 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam9 View Post
    Solved. Got solution in other forum.
    Are you going to share how you did this? It may help someone else.
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  4.    24 Mar 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    Are you going to share how you did this? It may help someone else.
    Sorry, I am late. Yes Cereberus gave me solution in my thread in software and applications. I do not know how to give link so following is his solution. You can also search in soft and apps forum

    Originally Posted by cereberus This is unclear - a local user can still have admin rights. You have to change account to be a normal account as opposed to an admin account.
    If that is not the issue, change your folder permissions to only allow youself read/write access. May need to remove 'everybody' from permissions list.

    Many guides how to change permissions (see 8.1 guides if you cannot find a specific 10 guide - method has not changed).

    Sharing rights are for external access via the network - not for other users on same pc - they are governed by permission rights.


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  5.    24 Mar 2016 #5
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    I don't get it, I can't see the solution.
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  6.    24 Mar 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
    I don't get it, I can't see the solution.
    Pl wait I am not able to paste. I am trying. Pl see after some time.
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  7.    24 Mar 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
    I don't get it, I can't see the solution.
    Pl see now.

    Originally Posted by cereberus This is unclear - a local user can still have admin rights. You have to change account to be a normal account as opposed to an admin account.
    If that is not the issue, change your folder permissions to only allow youself read/write access. May need to remove 'everybody' from permissions list.

    Many guides how to change permissions (see 8.1 guides if you cannot find a specific 10 guide - method has not changed).

    Sharing rights are for external access via the network - not for other users on same pc - they are governed by permission rights.

    Sam- I removed the permission to "everybody". Thanks to Cereberus.

    If you know how to link someone solution to other person, pl tell me because I only copied and paste his solution.
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  8.    24 Mar 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam9 View Post
    Pl wait I am not able to paste. I am trying. Pl see after some time.
    Thanks Sam! I figured it was The System, not you
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  9.    24 Mar 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
    Thanks Sam! I figured it was The System, not you
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