Give user acces to regkeys

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Hello,

Is there a way to give a user write access to a LOCAL_MACHINE regkey without
making him local administrator?

And if Yes, how could it be done?


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Jean Paul
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.security,microsoft.public.win2000.security (More info?)

    jean.paul wrote:
    > Is there a way to give a user write access to a LOCAL_MACHINE regkey
    > without making him local administrator?
    >
    > And if Yes, how could it be done?

    Use REGEDIT (REGEDT32 in previous to Windows XP versions of Windows) to set
    the permissions on the Key and SubKeys appropriately.

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    Doesn't giving the user write permission on the key, with regedt32 (right
    click on the key), work?

    "jean-dot-paul-at-opelwilly-dot-com" <i@a> a écrit dans le message de news:
    OMfQoA1wEHA.2876@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
    > Hello,
    >
    > Is there a way to give a user write access to a LOCAL_MACHINE regkey
    > without making him local administrator?
    >
    > And if Yes, how could it be done?
    >
    >
    > --
    > Jean Paul
    > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > C# is Second finger high on the A
    >
    >
    >
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.security,microsoft.public.win2000.security (More info?)

    You have been told the how to.

    You should however consider well before taking
    this action. Not even Administrators have that grant
    in the default condition, and it is so for a reason.

    Granting that to an account allows that account to
    basically destroy the install, and to adjust/circumvent
    numerous things having less total impact.

    It is far better to determine the minimal amount of
    subkey area down within to which the grant is then
    made in order to enable what and only what is needed.

    --
    Roger Abell
    Microsoft MVP (Windows Server System: Security)
    MCSE (W2k3,W2k,Nt4) MCDBA
    "jean-dot-paul-at-opelwilly-dot-com" <i@a> wrote in message
    news:OMfQoA1wEHA.2876@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
    > Hello,
    >
    > Is there a way to give a user write access to a LOCAL_MACHINE regkey
    without
    > making him local administrator?
    >
    > And if Yes, how could it be done?
    >
    >
    > --
    > Jean Paul
    > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    -----------
    > C# is Second finger high on the A
    >
    >
    >
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