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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Managing User Rights

Managing User Rights

A user right is authorization to perform an operation that affects an entire computer. (A permission, by contrast, is authorization to perform an operation on a specific object—such as a file or a printer—on a computer.) For each user right, you can review which user accounts and groups have the user right. This can be helpful if you’re having a problem performing a certain function and believe it might be due to the inherent user rights assignments. To review user rights, use the Local Security Policy console, which is available only on computers running the Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate edition of Windows Vista. (At a ...

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