This article targets business, or advanced computer tech / enthusiasts.
It relies on a non-free server you have to set up, something parents / grandparents can't be easily set on.
Microsoft had (discounted) software that un-does any hard drive changes (less explicitly allowed, such as AV, and document folders, desktop, etc) after reboot you could use.
Trying to remember the name, it supported XP, and Vista (32bit only). This is going to drive me crazy until I remember the name of the program.
Bingo - Windows SteadyState
Download should still be floating around somewhere.
SteadyState Handbook - http://www.microsoft...ls.aspx?id=4310
Microsoft killed installer (free) the download years ago, but it's still floating around the web.
Edited by Jason Stillion, 04 May 2014 - 23:20.