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OS 10.4 - Lock and unlock settings

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Hi. Other than preventing a person from changing a locked setting without a password, is there an advantage to leaving settings locked? In other words, does a locked setting also prevent an automated, perhaps malicious, process from changing the setting?
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I think it would. I'm not sure though.

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