I dont see any otther way. 200 users in a workgroup meaning they all have individual logons to their workstations, you have no central store of users. That must be nightmare – how did it get to so many and in a workgroup?
You can do bulk import once u prepare your list into Active Directory check this <a href=”http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/Logon_CSVDE_Bulk.htm”>link </a>out for more info presuming u r using AD
<b>I FOUND A WAY! </b><a href=”http://www.asktheadmin.com/2006/09/how-to-migrate-users-from-workgroup-to.html”>Check out this article on Addusers.exe</a>. With this you should be able to import wokgroup users while retaining password information. No Fuss No Muss. It comes on the windows 2000 resource cd but it is available for download on the web.