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using group policy to prevent application installation

Posted on 2004-08-04
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What is the best way to use group policy in active directory to prevent the users in an ou from being able to install any applications not only using windows installer, but any other installer as well?
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fsaiexpert earned 250 total points
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Ensure that they are not administrators or power users.
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by:SETCOClark
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What can I do if they have to be power user/admin on the local machines for some of my applications to run properly?
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by:Marvio_Santos
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YEs, please, I have the same problem!!!

There has got to be a way to do this! I mean, it can't possiblily be the first time somebody has run into a problem like this? What do huge corporation do? Come on....
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