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> I need to deploy a set of Windows XP/2000 PCs to various Desktop users. All
> users are being authenticated through Active Directory to a Domain.
> Is there any program I can write so that Desktop Users can temporarily
> elevate their privileges while installing some custom/special softwares into
> their respective PCs?
> Usually all the core softwares will be deployed using Active Directory from
> This elevated privilege is required only for installing non-CORE softwares.
> Thank you.
i am no expert, but since i see nobody else has replied, my best answer
is to use Run As when installing, and provide a Power User account name
and password (if you do not want them using the local Admin account).