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How can I let users change power options in Win2k?

When applying a group policy in Win2k Pro, and having a user in the users group, how do you give them access to change power options?

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You can use the new powercfg.exe tool which lets you manipulate power settings from the command line. This tool can be incorporated into a logon script which can then be enforced by group policy. For more details, check out this Microsoft article.

This was first published in August 2003

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