What is the Everyone?

Created on 2003-02-25 by Rainer Gerhards.

Includes all users who access the computer.

Windows 2000 will authenticate a user who does not have a valid user account as Guest. The user automatically gets all rights and permissions assigned to the Everyone group.

A group that includes all users, even anonymous users and guests.

This information was verified with Windows 2000.



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