Changing the User Type

Posted On 2007-01-09 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: General Tip Windows XP
Views: 1595

Normally in XP Pro, through the Control Panel / User Accounts icon, you are only allowed to create administrators or limited users.

  1. Right click on My Computer

  2. Manage

  3. Local Users and Groups

  4. Users

  5. Right click on the user you want to change

  6. Properties

  7. Member of tab

  8. Add button

  9. Advanced button

  10. Find Now button

  11. From here you see the full list of possibilities (e.g. Power User, Backup Operator etc.)

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