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How to stop normal users from managing user accounts in Windows XP

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I have just discovered in panic that any of the common users (i.e. without administrator privileges) of two different WinXP machines have full control of the user accounts. I am really surprised how could that happen and how could I avoid it to happen again. Other exclusive tasks of administrator users, like changing the IP address are not compromised.

Could a worm or virus be the culprit? How to protect against? (of course I have the normal security in place).

Thanks in advance for a quick reply.
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