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How to give XP Pro users admin rights to their local machine when logging in using an Active Directory username and password

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Windows XPWindows Server 2003Active Directory
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I have a Windows 2003R2 AD server, and some XP Pro clients.  Traditionally, the clients have logged into their machines using a local admin account.  I'm now moving them to accounts using the domain controller.  Problem is, I can't figure out how to let them maintain admin privileges for their local machine.  I don't want them to have admin privileges for the server or other machines on the network - just their own.  Specifically, i want them to be able to install printers, software updates, etc.

I'm looking for a concise, step-by-step set of instructions please.

Thanks.

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