missing Local User and Groups folder in Computer Management

Hi Experts

When I right click My Computer, from start menu and select Manage

I cannot see nor expand the Local User and Groups folder

using windows xp 2007 sp2 and higher...
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Darius GhassemCommented:
What edition of Windows XP are your using? Home, Pro?

Are you running in a domain or workgroup?
route217JuniorAuthor Commented:

home and domain i.e. one computer
Darius GhassemCommented:
Only available in Pro edition not home edition


Go to Control Panel instead
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route217JuniorAuthor Commented:
ok what i am trying to do is create service account for sql 2008 in order to learn the application...i.e

1. Database Engine
2. SQL Serve Agent
3. Full Text Search

Darius GhassemCommented:
Install Pro edition.

You can go to Control Panel create a user account or just add your Administrator account to the service does not have to be account setup just for SQL, etc since this is just a test system for you

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Darius GhassemCommented:
Sorry meant to put an Or between the two lines written
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