The Power Users group in previous versions of Windows was designed to give users specific administrator rights and permissions to perform common system tasks. In this version of Windows, standard user accounts inherently have the ability to perform most common configuration tasks, such as changing time zones.
Difference between Power user and Administrator. Ask Question. Power Users do not have permission to add themselves to the Administrators group. Power Users do not have access to the data of other users on an NTFS volume, unless those users grant them permission.
Mar 13, 2006 Power Users are Admins who have not made themselves admins yet The Power Users group was added long ago to provide a way to run applications that were written assuming elevated privileges. Over time, more and more things were added to the rights of that group and fairly quickly it went past the point where the group