Solved

Do not have permission to register DLL's

Posted on 2006-06-21
3
1,674 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
We are using regsvr32.exe to register our own VB created DLL. It works if we are logged on as an administrator.

However we need to be able to register the DLL whilst logged on as a normal user.  How do we give the normal users permission to register DLL's?

At the moment, when we try we get the following error message.

DllRegisterServer in c:\OurDLL\Customer.dll failed.  Return code was: 0x80004005


0
Comment
Question by:MortimerCat
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
and235100 earned 400 total points
ID: 16949628
You will probably have to give them local admin rights (or have your tried power users?), then they would have to use the runas command:

e.g. runas /noprofile /user:<local admin user> cmd
Password:

Then in the cmd window that appears, they will be able to register the dll.

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:MortimerCat
ID: 16949706
Thanks for that. Unfortunately, I do not think it will help in our case.  

The plan is that we are automatically rolling out software updates, whilst the user is still logged in. The runas command seems to require a manual interventation by an administrator, ie typing in the password.


0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:MortimerCat
ID: 16954324
I have located a bit of freeware called "sanur" which acts as a wrapper for the runas command, and allows a password to be sent as a parameter.

Problem solved!
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Can I legally transfer my OEM version of Windows to another PC?  (AKA - Can I put a new systemboard in my OEM PC?) Few of us are both IT and legal experts but we all have our own views of Microsoft's licensing rules and how they apply.  There are…
It is only natural that we all want our PCs to be in good working order, improved system performance, so that is exactly how programs are advertised to entice. They say things like:            •      PC crashes? Get registry cleaner to repair it!    …
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question