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How do I limit the features of a Standard user account, without affecting the Admin account?

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What do you want to limit? Is keeping the user's membership to only the Users group enough? What else are you trying to accomplish? – gWaldo Sep 7 '10 at 19:41
are you running on a domain or just a workgroup?? – Trozz Nov 25 '10 at 19:17
workgroup ....... – Jarvis Jan 7 '11 at 8:40

You could put your Standard account users in their own OU and apply the GPO to that OU only

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You can use the policy editor to edit the privileges logged on users have (and a ton of other stuff),

type :


on the Win XP command line.

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Yes but this takes effect for all accounts, unless I can figure out how to use snap-ins. – Jarvis Oct 14 '10 at 1:17

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