Preventing user access to the registry cmd group policy editor

Prohibit users from accessing the registry

Preventing user access to the registry

A simple user can add or change entries in the user context. That should be prohibited.

As long as he can do that, the system is at risk! These lines are more aimed at people who want to make their home PC a little more secure.

Here's an example:

A normal user (not an admin) can add and change keys and entries in the registry. Only to a limited extent ...

Prohibit users from accessing the registry

Preventing user access to the registry

To prevent this, the administrator opens the group policy editor and sets the following.

deny access to registry

deny access to group policy editor

Restart the computer or run a gpupdate in the CMD.

The (prohibition) messages will look like this later:

Editing of the registry has been disabled by the administrator

The administrator has disabled the command prompt

You do not have permission to perform this operation

What are group policies?

Post Group Policy Editor for Home Editions