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Friday, July 21, 2006

Power User Accounts

Rather than staying with the default 'Administrator' account in , using a account will provide the same flexibility, but with improved security.

Here is how to create a :
- Right click 'My Computer', choose 'Manage'
- Choose 'System Tools', 'Local Users and Groups', then right click on 'Users' and select 'New User'.
- Type in a user name and password, then click 'Create'.
- Next, double click the new user you created in the 'Users' list.
- Under the 'Member Of' tab, click 'Add'.
- Type "Power Users" and click 'Check Names'.
- Click OK, and you've got a power user account.


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