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What is the Guest?

Created on 2003-02-25 by Rainer Gerhards.

The Guest group offers limited access to resources on the system.

Members cannot make permanent changes to their desktop environment. Some services automatically add users to this group when they are installed. For example, IIS adds anonymous user accounts to the Guests built-in group.

This information was verified with Windows 2000.

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All information in this section is to the best of our knowledge but without warrenty of any kind. This is free information - use it at your sole risk.

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