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advanced User Accounts applet
An applet for managing users that is available only from the command line. Some options in this applet are not available in other user management utilities.
administrator account
The type of user account that is made a member of the Administrators local group and has full rights to the system.
Administrator account
The built-in account that is created during installation and which
has full rights to the system. This account cannot be deleted or removed by the Administrators group.
built-in local groups
Groups that are automatically created for each Windows 7 computer and stored in the SAM database.
cached credentials
Domain credentials that are stored in Windows 7 after a user has logged on to a domain. Cached credentials can be used to log on when a domain controller cannot be contacted.
default profile
The profile that is copied when new user profiles are created.
domain-based network
A network where security information is stored centrally in Active Directory.
Fast user switching
Allows multiple users to have applications running at the same time. However, only one user can be using the console at a time.
game controls
A part of Parental Controls that is used to limit access to games.
Guest account
An account with minimal privileges intended to give minimal access to Windows 7. This account is disabled by default.
initial account
The account with administrative privileges created during the installation of Windows 7.
local user account
A user account that is defined in the SAM database of a Windows 7 computer. Local user accounts are valid only for the local computer.
Local Users and Groups MMC snap-in
An MMC snap-in that is used to manage users and groups.
mandatory profile
A profile that cannot be changed by users. NTUSER.DAT is renamed to
The file containing user-specific registry entries in a user profile.
Parental Controls
A method for configuring time limits, controlling game playing, and allowing or blocking programs.
peer-to-peer network
A network where all computers store their own security information and share data.
public profile
A profile that is merged with all other user profiles. The public profile does not contain an NTUSER.DAT file.
roaming profile
A user profile that is stored in a network location and is accessible from multiple computers. Roaming profiles move with users from computer to computer.
secure logon
Adds the requirement to press Ctrl+Alt+Del before logging on.
Security Accounts Manager (SAM) database
The database used by Windows 7 to store local
user and group information.
Security Identifier (SID)
A number that is added to the access control list of a resource when a user or group is assigned access.
standard user account
A type of user account that does not have privileges to modify settings for other users. This type of account is a member of the Users local group.
time limits
A part of Parental Controls that is used to control when users are allowed to log on to the computer.
user account
User accounts are used for authentication to prove the identity of a person logging on to Windows 7.
User Accounts applet
A simplified interface for user management in Control Panel.
User Profiles applet
An applet that is used to copy or remove user profiles.
Windows Welcome
The default logon method for Windows 7. This method presents icons representing each user.