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hulud

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here is the situation on our network at my work:

currently, many applications will not run correctly unless a user logged into an XP machine has administrator privileges. we have manually been adding users to the administrator group when needed. there have been lots of users that are not here and we wanted to log on to their machine and do some of their functions. however, we have to manually add him to that machines administrator group. this can be done one at a time but is very time consuming. i know there must be a way to automatically do this from the server so am hoping anyone has any ideas
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hulud

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nobody? :\
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windows xp has a default user called "Administrator" ... even if you don't see it in the Welcome screen
can't you simply use that one?
to dissable the welcome screen go to control panel->user accounts->change the way users log on or of->uncheck use welcome screen

then simply type in administrator (or Administrator - i don't know if it's case sensitive) and the password(you have to know the password that was set when the system was installed... for security reasons this password cannot be removed/changed only by the user itself - you can't see administrator in the users list)
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Your users are logging on to limited accounts? You can give them rights with authorized programs using gpedit. (Group Policy Edit)
http://support.micro...;307882&sd=tech

RAz, you need to correct the spelling of "Einstein" in your signature! LOL

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ill give this a try, thanks
i believe what we were looking for was basically a way to do this type of thing remotely

Edited by hulud, 22 August 2005 - 09:55 AM.

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