But this doesnt solve the problem if you are installing lets say FLASH
Plugin from the net. There has to be another way other than pushing down a
MSI file or giving the user admin rights.
> in the group policy for your domain, there is a key that you can change to
> elevate installation privileges. i think its called "Always install with
> elevated privileges". i think in order for this to work, the appliation
> must use an installshield with the windows installer. the key is located
> Computer Configuration->Administrative Templates->Windows
> Components->Windows Installer. i have been using it and i have been
> relatively successful with it. hope this helps
> Ben J. Roubicek
> Database Administrator / Web Developer
> Student Computing Services
> Information Technology
> Washington State University
> Work: (509)335-0605
> Pager: (509)334-5056
> > Environment : small network with W2K server. Some users can
> > log onto network using the server as a workstation.
> > I would like these users to be able to install software from
> > the internet - e.g., msn chat, msn game zone (all java
> > programs).
> > With account set as default User privilege, there is
> > insufficient rights to install. In W2K help, so far I've
> > only found info related to Add/Remove programs. I've looked
> > through Domain, Group, & Local policy settings & don't see
> > anything promising. The only default group that seems to
> > have sufficient rights to install is admin group - not
> > something I want to do.
> > Can anyone point me to documentation or help out with
> > required policy/group settings that would allow this without
> > leaving the doors wide open?
> > Thanks,
> > Dale Sampson