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Run User Manager for Domains on a workstation
User Manager for Domains (for managing users on an NT4 domain) is not installed as part of NT Workstation, but only for NT Server. However by copying the appropriate files from NT Server it can be run on a workstation.
To allow User Manager for Domains to be run on a workstation:
- Copy the following files from ‘
C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32’ on the file server into ‘
C:\WINNT\SYETEM32’ on the workstation:
- Create a shortcut to ‘usrmgr.exe’ in ‘
C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools (Common)’ (for Windows 2000 create the shortcut instead in in ‘
C:\Documnents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools’) with the following characteristics:
Name: User Manager for Domains Target:
Shortcut key: None Run: Normal Window
These notes have been tested with Windows NT4 and W2K.
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