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I need to deploy a package that creates a service on the client's machine. I published it in AD so that it is available however, when the client attempts to install, there is a permission error in creating the service.

How do I enable end users to perform the installation from the control panel?


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msiexec /i \\server\sdp\software.msi is failing with the same error. The installation gets about half way then chokes on creating the service. – bob Apr 26 '12 at 16:57
If a manual msiexec is also failing, it's probably time to contact the vendor and ask them to fix their MSI. – jscott Apr 26 '12 at 17:48
Which version of Windows is the client running? You may run into more security issues with Windows 7 and UAC, depending on your environment's security policies. – SturdyErde Apr 27 '12 at 0:41
Thanks, I tried testing with XP and Win7 (uac on and off) but to no avail. If I copy the msi to the desktop, the install runs ok. – bob Apr 27 '12 at 18:33

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