How can you prevent other users from installing program files into your PC?
The only way I know is to set up an Administrator password for your PC.
What is a small program that attaches to other files and self replicates and then sends itself to other computers without the users knowledge?
You have two drives on your Sony Vaio laptop Can you move files or programs from one drive to the other?
Files (not critical to running programs)yes. Programs no. (There are a bunch of registry files that usually need to be set which happens when you install a program (that's one of the reasons it takes so long)) these Registry files have information on the paths to the program files so if you move the program files the registry entries will not find the program files and the program will not work. Uninstall the programs and…
CD of different softwares are available from markets buy it and follow the instructions Answers #2 Software installed under the operating system Windows XP is usually installed into it's own named sub-directory under \program files So if you are installing on the C drive it would appear at c:\program files\new software here. In just about any case the program should be telling if not first asking where you would like to install the software. Although…
BEFORE you re-install Windows - it's absolutely vital that you copy ALL your personal files to disk (or other storage media). Re-installing Windows will wipe your hard-drive of all its data before the program re-installs all the necessary bits that it needs ! If you didn't back-up your files before you do the re-install - you have lost everything !