winxp local admins

From: georgestark (
Date: 08/17/05

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    hi all
    I have a win2003 domain and want to lock down what winxp users can do ie
    desktop only run certain apps i have applied a group policy to an ou but want
    to install and run apps from the workstaions do i have to add the domain
    users to the winxp local admins group if so can i automate this with a policy
    or is there another way.

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