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If they can walk away carrying the printer just how do you want to
prevent them from using it at another PC. On the other hand if you just
want to make it inconvenient you can make a "user account" for them to
use and disallow use of peripherals by that account. Start by reading XP
Help about User accounts and Sharing your PC
> Sorry...I meant to say, that someone will have access to my PC and
> peripherals (scanner, printer etc.) just that I don't want them to use
> the printer and I don't want to have to pack it away.