Default windows groups 459 610 most windows systems

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Default Windows Groups 4:59-6:10 Most Windows systems come with several default groups that are automatically created when the system is installed. Members of the Administrators group have administrative privileges to the system. Any user account that's a member of the administrator's group can do anything they want on the system. Membership in this group should be carefully guarded. Members of the Users group have more restrictions than those that are members of the administrator's group. Members of the Users group are not allowed to install new hardware, access system files, create new users, access other users' files, or make changes to the registry. Most users on a Windows system should be members of this group. Members of the Power Users group are granted limited administrative access to the system. This is a legacy group used primarily on older Windows systems. Modern Windows systems keep this group around to ensure backwards compatibility with older applications that require it. Members of the Backup Operators group can override security restrictions in order to backup or restore files. Members of the Remote Desktop Users group are allowed to log into the local system from a remote computer. Summary 6:11-6:23 In this lesson, we talked about Windows Users and Groups. We reviewed the role of user accounts.We talked about the different ways users can authenticate to a Windows system. Then we discussed the role of groups and reviewed the several default Windows groups. Managing Local Users and Groups 0:00-1:49 In this demonstration, we're going to talk about managing users and groups. Remember, Windows uses user and group accounts to control who can do what with the system. In addition using user accounts allows us to create a custom user environment for each account while they're using Windows Therefore, an important aspect of managing a Windows system is knowing how to manage users and groups.
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Now right now we're looking at a Windows 7 system. The way you manage users in groups differs between Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. One of the key differences is that Windows 7primarily uses either local user accounts or domain user accounts. However Windows 8 and Windows 10 can use local user accounts, domain user accounts or online user accounts. So for our purposes in this demonstration we are going to focus only on local user accounts. We'll cover the other types of accounts in a different lesson. So let's begin by talking about how you manage user accounts on a Windows 7 system. On Windows 7, user accounts are managed using control panel and we need to go in to 'User Accounts and Family Safety' within Control Panel. And then we need to select 'User Accounts.' Now on this screen we can do a couple of different things. By default, it provides options for managing your own user accounts such as changing your password, removing your password, changing your account picture, changing your account name or changing your account type.
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