[windows2000] Re: Settle an argument (please)

  • From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 14:30:59 -0500

I'd agree that it's a coincidence, unless by some small change the new
account claimed ownership of the drive that you're using for your
scratch disk and the other users no longer have permissions to use it.
But why would that happen?

Ray at work

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mex [mailto:mex5150@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 2:21 PM
> Hi All
> With a network of winXP machines if an extra admin level=20
> account is created=20
> will it or will it not affect any existing admin level account?
> What has happened where I work a new network was set up with=20
> user accounts=20
> on all the machines and user and admin on the main box (both with no=20
> password) a new admin account was created alongside the=20
> existing one (this=20
> one has a password). It has since been discovered that Adobe=20
> PhotoShop no=20
> longer works on any of the networked machines (no matter which admin=20
> account is logged in).
> My opinion is that the new account has no relevance, it's=20
> just a coincidence.
> One of my colleagues opinion is the new account has somehow=20
> changed the=20
> original account and is responsible (if new accounts can=20
> alter existing=20
> accounts, this would defeat the object of having separate=20
> log-ins would it=20
> not?), he thinks it is because the new account has a password and the=20
> original did not.
> Anyway, does anybody have any opinions?
> Mex

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