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Windows 7: Custom user groups Win7 Pro...is it possible?

08 Dec 2011   #1
V43L1N

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit SP1
 
 
Custom user groups Win7 Pro...is it possible?

Is it possible to create a custom user group within Windows 7 Pro? Unfortunately the systems are not on a domain, and any solutions I've found thus far have been for domain environments.

The user account would be able to remove account lockouts and reset account passwords of users, but not administrators. Basically, I need a standard user account with this capability. Is this possible on standalone Win7 systems?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


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08 Dec 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello V,

Yes, you are able to create a new group in Local Users and Groups (lusrmgr.msc). In Local Users, click on the Groups folder in the left pane, right click on a empty spot in the middle pane, and click on New Group. After creating the new group, you can add users to be a member of the new group.

New tutorial for how:

User Group - Create New or Delete

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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12 Dec 2011   #3
V43L1N

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit SP1
 
 

I apologize for my delayed response. This is what I was looking for. Much appreciated Brink!
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12 Dec 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome V.
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