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Pushing ODBC DSN settings out to workstations

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Does anyone know of an easy way to push ODBC DSN settings out to workstations.  I need to set up about 100 workstations to have odbc connectivity to a sql server and I don't want to have to walk around to all the workstations to do this.  I was hoping I could use Active Directory to push the dsn's out on next login.  The dsn is just a couple of registry keys so I guess the question really is how to push updates to registry from server.  None of the users have local admin rights on their workstations so running a login script won't work because it will not allow registry updates.  I think I can do this with a .msi file, but I'm not sure I have the tools necessary to build a .msi file.  
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Gustav Brock earned 1000 total points
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If an installer can do the job, and I guess it can, you can use the free Inno Setup for this:

  http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

/gustav
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