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When you try to change the properties of any user, you may receive the following error message:
If you try to add users to a group or delete users from a group, you may receive the following error message:
The following error occurred while attempting to save properties for user user name:
Access is denied
Also, if you try to use the "Users and Passwords" tool in Control Panel, you may be prompted to provide Administrator credentials to continue.
The following error occurred while attempting to save properties for group group name on computer computer name:
Access is denied.
To resolve this issue, log on as an administrator before trying to change user properties.
For related information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/235519/EN-US/ )Guest Account Able to View Security Information for other Users