Re: questions about login scripts

From: Brock Heidemann (
Date: 01/19/05

Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 08:19:25 -0800

Thank you very much, I will give them a try :)

"Al Dunbar [MS-MVP]" <> wrote in message
> "Brock Heidemann" <> wrote in message
> news:uQfxwfa$EHA.4092@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>> 1.) Does the login script run as the currently logged in user or the
> system
>> account?
> Currently logged (logging!) in user.
>> 2.) I want to install or uninstall a piece of software (.msi) depending
>> on
>> the information I pull out of the users AD account during login. I have
>> everything working except the software wont install because the user
> doesn't
>> have rights to install the software. Can I force the installation of this
>> software with elevated rights during login?
> There are ways of doing this, ranging from the free (CPAU) and acceptably
> good( to non-free (RunAsPro
> 10 euros per seat) and also pretty good,
> ( or
> Both require some care to make sure you are not inadvertently leaving a
> door
> open somewhere, but, with care, and good controls, either can be safe.
> /Al
>> I would use AD to assign this package but it doesn't have the options I
>> want.

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