V.T. Eric Layton Posted January 15, 2020 Share Posted January 15, 2020 A member PM'd me asking the above question earlier today. I want to answer that question here for general knowledge/instruction for everyone to see so that they will understand and not need to be concerned. --- Guests are common visitors to our board. Many are just bots snarfing data for search engines and whomever/whatever. Some are real people, though, who've been brought here usually by links elsewhere (other boards, social media, or search engine results). Below is a brief overview of what Guests can do when they come to this board. Guests have READ ONLY access to the following board/forums: The Highlands Announcements General announcements of note for all forum members. 1,756 posts Bruno's All Things Linux Bruno's Classroom The place to free your mind and explore Linux, which for many, isn't an "alternative" operating system — it's their only OS. 204,744 posts All Things Windows The Learning Center Topics related to Windows, Microsoft, help with Windows, techniques, performance, betas, all types of Applications, Windows news, Windows server OSes, the future of operating systems, and more. 42,544 posts All Things Mac Topics and discussions related to Apple, Macintosh hardware and accessories, OS X, Classic, iTunes / iTMS (Mac & PC), mainstream Mac software, and more. 3,523 posts Hardware Exploring CPUs, motherboards, overclocking, building your own PC, case mods, PC brands, handhelds, peripherals of all types, DVDs, CD burners, hardware-specific software, device drivers, and anything else related to hardware. 19,261 posts Mobility Topics related to ANY AND ALL Mobile Platforms, Mobile Devices, Mobile Operating Systems, Mobile Apps, and more. 2,036 posts Security & Networking Protecting PCs from attack, networking, network hardware, remote access, sharing broadband, different broadband technologies, network troubleshooting, spam, encryption, firewalls, and more. 23,505 posts Social Media Social Media will cover all topics related to Social Media, Web 2.0, browsers and web applications, email, and more. 17,596 posts The Restaurant at the Edge of the Universe The The Restaurant at the Edge of the Universe, previously known as The Water Cooler, is a place to post stuff that has absolutely nothing at all to do with computers, broadband, Scot's Newsletter, or anything that's "supposed" to be here. 49,810 posts Forum Feedback Testing Subforum Tips and Tricks Forum-Related Feedback Only, Please: Bugs, problems, forum software, skins, graphics, webhost, stuff we're testing, suggestions, and more. NOTE: Testing Subforum is under the Forum Feedback forum. Guests can Browse: Forums Calenders Staff Online Users Guests can also view: Activity (All, except that which Permissions disallow such as posts outside of the Highlands board Guests may also Search the board/forums they are allowed access to Guests CANNOT view Member Profiles. And that's about it, folks. Guests are locked down otherwise, so breath easy. ~Eric 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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