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My project's backend is SQL Server 2005 and I need to install this to customers' systems.

The problem is when someone logs onto the computer, they can easily access the SQL Server with Windows authentication. How can I protect the SQL server from local logins?

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It's not possible to stop Windows local admins from accessing SQL server - see http://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/34684/restrict-access-for-windows-administrator.

By default, users who are not local admins will not be able access SQL Server with Windows Authentication. So the solution for you is to ensure your users are not local admins.

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