I've searched a few of the older posts and have not come up with a solid answer on this one.
We have several Windows 2000 and XP machine scattered on various networks. And we have login scripts in place to map drives, printers, etc.
We want to be able to import registry settings, hopefully using the same process.
Not all workstations have local admin rights though.
So simply using "regedit.exe /S regfile.reg" won't work without generating an error.
I need a way to specify a user account for installation. The administrators account is password protected, so RunAs will not work either without prompting the users for the admin password.
I did come across this solution:
I came across this program here:
And in order to insure that admin passwords were properly setup, this program seemed appropriate:
So in theory I could execute pspasswd, and then the 3rd party RunAs.
I don't like the idea of being dependent on a third party app though.
Does anyone know how this can be done with the applications Microsoft provides?
All workstations are on a Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 domain, if that information helps.
Admin tools packs can be downloaded and installed if needed.