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Can I disable a user from adding users?

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#1 adambrown


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Posted 19 February 2010 - 02:56 AM

In WinXP - Win7, is there is a way to disable a user with administrator status from adding users or changing other users' passwords, or the only way to accomplish this is to make it a limited user?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 19 February 2010 - 08:59 AM

By definition...there are two types of users...limited and admin.

Setting/changing permissions for either group...affects all within that group.

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#3 Baltboy


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Posted 19 February 2010 - 02:18 PM

By design the admin is not limited by any system setting. You could remove that right but they could simply put it right back on because they are the administrator. The only way to keep them from adding user accounts is to make them a standard user.
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