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When looking at the permissions of an XP machine, I noticed that "Power Users" have permissions on a LOT of key files. I do not want to use "Power Users" at all, but Windows does not let me delete that group. Is there an easy way to remove ALL file permissions for this group?

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No, there's no easy way to strip it out of Windows. –  Chris S Jun 29 '10 at 17:31
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Why not just remove any and all user accounts from the group?

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I really do not want people to not get anything when joining the group, so they have to choose on of the custom groups (eg Finance, TeamA, TeamB, etc). –  User1 Jun 29 '10 at 17:23
    
@User1, Could you rephrase that without the double negative... I'm not following. –  Chris S Jun 29 '10 at 17:32
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@User1, If you don't put them in powers users group, how would they get into it? I agree with joeqerty here, just don't add users/groups to the power users group. Trying to redefine the meaning of what the built-in Power Users group does will probably just cause problems for you or the next administrator down the road. –  Zoredache Jun 29 '10 at 17:32
    
@Zoredache: +1. Agreed. –  joeqwerty Jun 29 '10 at 17:59
    
Can't edit so, I'll have to rephrase here: I really want people to get nothing when joining the group, so they have to choose one of the custom groups (eg Finance, TeamA, TeamB, etc). –  User1 Jun 29 '10 at 18:45
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