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Any ideas on how I could reinstall this or fix the problem would be greatly appreciaiated. Any suggestions? With administrative access they can't get into power settings at all. Reply Aaron Margosis says: May 19, 2006 at 12:57 am Brad - you need to run regedit as admin to make that change. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-power-settings-in-windows-xp.html

We have tried the interactive solution, which worked for a little while, then a Domain update happened and knocked out interactive. The NSIS script can be found here: http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Use_setacl_to_change_Power_Options An installer created based on script can be downloaded here: http://www.duncarin.com/wp2/ Reply duncarin… » NSIS Installer to change Power Options says: May 17, Gill Jul 2, 2005 #6 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Have you tried the repair I mentioned in my previous post? I'm Running XP SP2. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/unable-to-change-xps-power-options-help.25822/

Shutdown. and after your done remove them from the members of for that user and all will be fine…. In a VERY important way - power saving. Jul 2, 2005 #8 dbraith TS Rookie power schemes carkti said: Hello, I'm running Windows XP Home Edition and have lost all ability to change my power options / power schemes.

Then non-admins can use the Power Options applet. Reply dsfsdfsdfsdf says: November 15, 2005 at 9:52 pm @Bill Arnete: I actually found a way. Reply CB says: August 17, 2011 at 9:25 am On 2008 Server (which is a nightmare compared to 2003 server) there is an easy workaround… Temporarily add Administrators, domain administrator,Schema admins, When the account with limited access is given administrative access, then it can no longer get access to the power settings.

I have also tried implementing that group having full permissions to the power settings but it is still not working. This blog entry has helped much. Does this work in Vista and 7 also? [Aaron Margosis] No need to do this in Vista and Win7. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/be90ec0d-aec2-4c09-9571-3c04eff7b6c1/domain-admin-cannot-change-power-options-on-client-computer?forum=smallbusinessserver HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionControls FolderPowerCfg Follow the steps in the original post to add INTERACTIVE but make sure you do it to the PowerCfg.

now its switched itself off once its doing it regularly....will have a go at the reinstall although XP was on the PC when bought so no CD.. When I click the button, I get a brief hour glass and then nothing. Use of ‘this script is at your sole cost and risk. Any ideas on what could have gone wrong?

Here's what I did instead: 1 - Log in to your administrator account, go into User Accounts and change the user account type to administrator. 2 - Go back to the https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/171097/xp-unable-to-access-power-settings ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability. Start > Run 2. To do so select the Hibernate tab in Power Options Properties, check "Enable hibernation" and click "Apply" or "OK".

If you are still having problems, we will have to think of something else for you. check my blog Reply Jon says: November 28, 2005 at 6:54 am Please (pleasee, please) can you find a way to get this to work for win2k? Dim intCount, _ intConfirm, _ strCurrentValue, _ vbYesNoCancel, _ strKey, _ objShell, _ strError, _ strWhile, _ strPrompt, _ strPowerSchemeName, _ strCaption, _ strResponse strCaption = "Power Scheme Chooser" ‘MsgBox and If you are not able to select a hibernate timeout, you may need to enable the hibernate feature.

I assume you're using XP, so try the following: 1. James PS This feature was working on my notebook for 2 years. You sure you want them to shut down? this content Er, Dell and Acer, why can't you run this stuff as a SERVICE or whatever it takes, handle security within your app, and allow limited users to access such settings -

The PC has also started to cut out but not shut down. Regards Howard Jun 29, 2005 #5 gillscott TS Rookie Gill Scott computer failure Howard Spec for the computer is online and when I go online with AOL broadband the screen Any Ideas?

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This is NUTS Reply Charles Haven says: August 29, 2006 at 12:14 am That's the point of this post! Users must be logged on as an administrator or a member of either the Administrators or Power Users group in order to adjust power management settings. While strWhile = "False" strPowerSchemeName = objShell.RegRead(strKey & "PowerPolicies" & intCount & "Name") If Err <> 0 Then ‘we are at the end of the list intCount = intCount - 1 Reply Geek Noise says: March 1, 2005 at 10:23 pm Reply Aaron Margosis says: March 6, 2005 at 11:57 pm Robert, I agree that for a single-user system it probably does

Regarding "Not all privileges referenced are assigned to the caller": Turns out this error can be caused by the lack of a related permission. The same one that put shutdown under start? David Reply Nicolas says: September 10, 2007 at 10:08 am I've been able to apply this workaround successfully however I've found that the low battery alerts still don't work as expected. have a peek at these guys Sep 1, 2008 #14 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

Obviously since you can`t go online without your system crashing, I suggest you download the programmes in RBS`s post on your company laptop. Other functions seem to work OK but cant get the screen to go back on. HTH, Charles Reply Hilda says: August 30, 2006 at 3:56 pm > If you want to allow another specific user or group that ability instead, replace “INTERACTIVE” below with the user Source(s): The runas command is basically the Window's version of linux's sudo command.

I'm not familiar with "SetACL" (where did you get it?). PCs may not enter sleep mode when they have a file open over the network. I did this just five minutes ago after I ran into this problem and now everything works!