Printer Password

Hewlett-packard / P9853a
March 7, 2009 at 19:43:54
Specs: Windows XP, P4 2.53 1.25gb ram
Hi. I'm gettin kinda annoyed evertiem I buy new ink, my kids decide to go on PBS kids, or noggin, or whatever other sites they go on and start printing all sorts of pictures. I'm wondering if there is something out there, just a very small TSR that doesn't take up any resources, and that I don't see running, to make a box pop up asking for a password to access the printer. Anyone know of one?

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March 8, 2009 at 00:24:48
How do you prevent children from drawing on the walls with crayons? Do you put a barrier between the children & the wall or take away the crayons.

Simply remove the cable connecting printer to PC and only put it back when you want to print something.

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March 8, 2009 at 08:17:49
If you have created an account for them to use other then your main account with administrator privledges, you could set access permissions to disable them from printing.

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March 8, 2009 at 19:41:40
Richard - Good Response...haha

Syslock - Good Idea!

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