I've been down this road before. The easiest method is to use a standard batch file for a startup script with this one line: NET LOCALGROUP Administrators "domain\user" /ADD The domain/user should be self explanatory. Hope this helps Ray Lewis _____ From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Johnson, Matthew Sent: 12 June 2007 15:04 To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [gptalk] Add user to local administrators group Can I use a GPO to add a user to the local administrators group on all our pc's in our domain? I looked at the Restricted groups setting but I don't know if this will work. We have a windows 2000 domain. Thanks for any help, Matthew Johnson CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT: This electronic message contains information from Fisher-Titus Medical Center and may be protected health information or other confidential and privileged information under law. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this message is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail or telephone at 419/668-8101.