How to disable Task Manger and Windows Explorer (DCS Security ) - Deny access to DCS / PLC operator


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How to disable Task Manger and Windows Explorer. Once it is disables a normal DCS / PLC operator cant access it . Only an administrator can access windows explorer and task manager

Browse to the following location Windows\System32\taskmngr.exe

(If you are not able to see System 32, go to folder option and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files” )
Right click on it.
Go to Security Tab
Select the user you want to deny the access.
Click on edit.
Select Deny for full control.

For denying access to Windows Explorer
Browse to following location and repeat the steps
Windows\System32\explorer.exe

For denying access to Internet Explorer
Browse to following location and repeat the steps
Windows\System32\iexplorer.exe