User accounts FAQ - What is a user group?

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Windows Vista Security - User accounts FAQ - What is a user group?

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A user group is a collection of user accounts that all have the same security rights. The two most common user groups are the standard user and the administrator, but there are others. If you have an administrator account, you can create custom user groups, move accounts from one group to another, and add accounts or remove them from different groups. When you create a custom user group, you can choose which rights to assign. A user account is often referred to by the user group it is in (for example, an account in the standard group is called a standard account). A single account can be a member of more than one group. Sometimes user groups are referred to as security groups. For more information,

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