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1answer
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Drive mapping maps two different folders for elevated and non-elevated programs

I have a Windows 2012 Domain with a couple of Windows 8 x64 Enterprise members. I want to use Group Policies to map a drive X: to a folder on a file server. The drive X: should be available on the ...
1
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1answer
190 views

Windows 7: Update a file in the system32 folder via GPO

I'd need to update a Windows file in the system32-folder I've made a script to do this task. When I run it locally on a system (from a prompt with elevated privileges) it works fine. I've created a ...
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4answers
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How to allow program updates without prompting UAC?

We have about 15-20 users who have this software installed. We have UAC enabled through GPO as you should, which means the software prompts for admin approval if a standard user trys to install it. ...
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task scheduler - run interactively as any user with admin credentials

I'm trying to deploy a scheduled task with a GPO. The task is set to run at login and executes a batch file, which then executes an EXE file. However, I also need it to be interactive and run with ...
0
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1answer
288 views

Group Policy allow login as administrator programatically

We have a line-of-business app written in VB6. When the app starts, it checks a specific network path to see if there any updates to the application. If there are updates, the program logs in as the ...
2
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4answers
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Why would my domain admins turn off UAC? [closed]

I'm a developer of internal software in our company, I've gotten used to UAC in Win7, I prefer to run with in enabled so that our software works correctly with it enabled. Sysadmins have recently ...
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1answer
407 views

Policy exception for Windows User Account Controls and Update.exe

So... Apparently Windows has a list of filenames that require extra rights to run, included in this list is Update.exe, which happens to be the name of the file I'd like my clients to run without ...
2
votes
1answer
243 views

Prevent Flash Updates - Win 7

I wish to prevent the Adobe Flash player from checking for updates on all domain computers. In principle it's as simple as creating a UTF-8 format file name mms.cfg in the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Win 7 Privilege Level (Run as administrator) via GP or command line

Is there a way to set the Privilege Level for legacy software via group policy or on the command line? I have some legacy software, which we unfortunately cannot move away from. This software ...
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1answer
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GPO, UAC, and Active X not playing nice

I have a set of users that I want to be able to install ActiveX controls from websites. I have deployed a GPO that allows them to do this, however I still fail when it comes to UAC. The ActiveX ...