Q: I used UPromote to demote my computer to a standalone server. What happened to my global groups?
A: Global groups have no meaning on a standalone server. If users were an indirect member of a local group via a global group, UPromote will move the users directly to the local group. For example, if user Fred is a member of the global group Domain Admins, and Domain Admins is a member of the local group Administrators, then UPromote will move Fred directly under Administrators.
Q: I used UPromote to demote my BDC to a standalone server and then rejoined it to the domain as a member server. I deleted all of the redundant local users with USRMGR.EXE. Later I tried to delete a redundant group. USRMGR.EXE refused, claiming that I needed to first remove all the members from the group. But I don't see any members. How can I delete the group?
A: This is due to a Microsoft bug in USRMGR.EXE.
If you delete a large number of users in a single session, USRMGR.EXE
will sometimes forget to delete some of the group members. This prevents
you from deleting the groups. To fix your password database, type the