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Win Updates with no admin privileges

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Auntie, Feb 17, 2004.

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  1. Auntie

    Auntie Thread Starter

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    Is this possible? We have about 100 remote users who access our office network via VPN rather than RAS. All of these users are running either W2K or XP.

    Our problem is that the internet settings on these laptops have been set (purposely) to automatically download updates from the Win Updates site. This bit works fine! But these updates cannot be installed as the users do not have administrator permissions on their local machine.

    Is there a way of allowing these updates to install without giving the users full admin rights? (We REALLY don't want to give them these rights as suffice it to say that some of them are not as computer savvy as we would like.)

    I have heard a little birdy say that there is a registry update which can bypass the above problem, but how and where?

    Any advice on this will be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks muchly.
     
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