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Allow Domain Users to install software on their computers

Is there a way to let non-administrator users to install programs specifically allowed by the domain?

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marked as duplicate by Bryan, MDMarra, Dan, voretaq7 Jul 28 '12 at 4:20

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I think your solution here is System center configuration manager which allows you to publish applications available for install on the domain. The user can then go to their control panel > advertised programs and just select for a software package to be installed.

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or just active directory - GPO software installation aldo can deal with publicadctions. –  TomTom Feb 24 '12 at 11:52
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+1 for TomTom. Make that an answer and I'll upvote it in a minute. I appreciate that SCCM has "Publishing" functionality but it's built-in to Group Policy "out of the box". –  Evan Anderson Feb 24 '12 at 22:05

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