To identify members of local groups

You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.


Open a Command Prompt window.


Do one or more of the following:

To list members of the Power Users group, type:

net localgroup "power users"

You must include the quotation marks.

To list members of the Users group, type:

net localgroup users

To list members of the Administrators group, type:

net localgroup administrators


To open command prompt, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt

For more information about the net localgroup command, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Net localgroup

Why you should not run your computer as an administrator

Create a shortcut using runas command parameters

Start a program as an administrator

Groups and default security settings

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