Way to add a user account for a group in Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft. It can be used in laptops, desktops and media centers. Since it has got so many extra features you will be able to increase system performance by using it. A user account will define the actions that you can perform on Windows. On a computer, a user account will establish the privileges assigned to each user. Windows will allow you to add a user to computer and also add a user to a group. It is seen that in Windows 7, permissions and user rights usually are granted to groups. Thus, by adding a user to a group, you will give a user all the permissions and user rights which are assigned to that group.
Here are the tips to add a user account to a group in Windows 7:
- Need to add a user account
- Add user account to group
- Tips to remember
Need to add user account
Adding a user account to a group really is beneficial. That is, by adding a user account to a group you will be able to avoid having to grant the same access and permission to many different users one by one. As a result, the members of a group can make the same types of changes to settings. They will have the same access to folders, printers, and other network services as well.
Add a user account to a group
First, you have to open Microsoft Management Console. For doing that, first click 'Start'. Then type 'mmc' in the 'Search' box and then you have to press 'Enter'. It is seen that administrator permission is required. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, you need to type the password or then provide confirmation. In the left pane just click 'Local Users and Groups' and then double click 'Groups' folder. After that, right click the group, to which user account it needs to be added. Then click 'Add', and then type the name of the user account. After that click 'Check Names' and then click 'Ok'.
There is something that you need to remember when you add a user account to a group. Only in serious conditions you have to add a user account to an administrator’s group. This is because, users of an administrator group will have complete control of the computer. They can see everyone's files, change anyone's password and will be able to install any software they want. So before adding a user account to a group you need to think about it and then only decide to add a user account to an administrator account.
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