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How do I use Registry keys to remove a user from a group

Expert Laura E. Hunter shows a reader how to remove a user from a group using Registry keys without accessing Active Directory Users and Computers.

How can I remove a user from a group using Registry keys without accessing AD users and computers?

In Windows Server 2003, you can use the dsmod command-line utility with the –delmbr switch to remove a group member from the command line. You should also look into the freeware utilities available from www.joeware.net . ADFind and ADMod are indispensable tools in my arsenal when it comes to searching and modifying Active Directory.

This was first published in January 2006

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