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    Windows 10 Device Lockdown

    is there any way to Lock Down Windows 10 Devices for Public Use?

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    christystrew - don't you have a link in your signature that will do what you want?

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    Windows 10 Device Lockdown is a security feature that allows you to restrict user access to certain functions or applications on a Windows 10 device. This feature is particularly useful in situations where you need to limit user access to specific applications or settings to prevent unauthorized changes or breaches.

    To implement device lockdown on a Windows 10 device, you can use the following steps:

    Create a new user account with limited privileges: Create a new user account with limited privileges, such as a standard user account or a guest account, to restrict user access to certain functions or applications.

    Use Group Policy settings: Use Group Policy settings to restrict access to specific applications or functions. You can access Group Policy settings by typing "gpedit.msc" in the search box and selecting the Group Policy Editor.

    Disable unnecessary services: Disable unnecessary services and features that are not required for the device to function properly, to reduce the attack surface of the device.

    Use AppLocker: Use AppLocker to restrict the execution of unauthorized applications or scripts on the device.

    Enable BitLocker: Enable BitLocker to encrypt the device's hard drive and protect against data theft or loss in case of theft or loss of the device.

    Use Antivirus software: Use antivirus software to protect the device against malware and other security threats.

    By implementing device lockdown on a Windows 10 device, you can improve its security and prevent unauthorized access or changes to the device. However, it's important to strike a balance between security and usability to ensure that users can still perform their required tasks without encountering unnecessary restrictions.

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