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I need a local power users can change network parameters(tcp/ip address) and can't install software

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I need a local power users can change network parameters(tcp/ip address) and can't install software the user have a Laptop with win2k, the user of this person is registered like a Power user and they can't install nothing but can not change the network parameters i try to make a custom profile to diferent users
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Some programs can be installed by LocalPowerUsers
Other programs can only be installed by LocalAdmins

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/professional/help/default.asp?url=/windows2000/en/professional/help/windows_security_default_settings.htm

Difference is how much power LocalPowerUsers has over the registry, and thats Your problem.

Only LocalAdmins can by default change the important part of registry, but You can do the following:

1. Log on as member of LocalAdminGroup
2. Start regedit
3. Search for tcp/ip nr.
4. Make a note about the SID for network (se nr. 6)
5. Start regedt32
6. Choose HKLM\System\Controlset001\Services\{--SID--}
7. Choose the menu Security\Permissions
8. Add the LocalPowerUsersGroup
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