troubleshooting Question

Grant user permissions to powercfg registry keys, not working

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Jenny CoulthardFlag for Australia asked on
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I am using the powercfg to change power settings via group policy on windows xp machines.  I followed instruction in article how to use powercfg.exe to creatge a group policy for power schemes in windows xp http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915160/en-us.  The login script runS but only has required permissions if I manually give users full permissions to the registry keys MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Controls Folder\PowerCfg
USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\PowerCfg
I have setup a gp to do this but doesnt appear to be working.  I logged on more than once with no success.  
It would appear that I have another overriding policy which I cant find as even when logged on as administrator I could not change the permissions on the registry key.  I could only change by logging on as the local administrator.

It is not a huge issue as I can manually go to each PC and change registry settings it just isnt very good long term.
Any suggestions?
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