Local admin rights needed to run SBS2003 fax service.

We are running SBS2003 and Fax Services enabled.  The issue we are having is the users cannot send a fax without having local admin rights on their workstations.  We want to avoid granting them this access.  If the user tries without the admin rights it goes through the process of print to FAX but just vanishes.
lineonecorpAsked:
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Giving Users access to the c:\windows\temp file on the server has fixed this issue.  All users are now able to use the shared fax service.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
If the machines are joined to the SBS domain in the proper fashion, using the http://SBSserver/connect computer wizard, the user will be an administrator of their own machine (not the domain) by default. Though this is against Microsoft's own best practices, unfortunately it is a necessary requirement for all SBS service s to work properly. This has been a long standing complaint about administrating an SBS domain.
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Is there no registry hack/permissions hack short of giving full admin rights? It seems that it's all about the ability to create a temp file/write a registry entry or two either on the server or on the workstation that by default is denied to the ordinary user.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Probably, but it may be very hard to find.
If you wish to do so, the best bet is to download and install Microsoft's free "Process Monitor". Run the application, start 'recording' then try the fax application. You will be able to see the denied registry keys and files. A lot of data is collected every second, so it may take quite a while to sort through and locate the necessary entries. There is also Regmon, and Filemon, but the new process monitor alone should do the job.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Update.  They are unable to FAX regardless if they are an admin on the local computer.  The only way it works as of right now is the user is made part of any Administrator account on the server.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
That is odd, and should not be necessary. Sorry, I don't know what would be causing that.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
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lineonecorpAuthor Commented:
Thanks. Will check it out and get back.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
Good to hear. Yes they would not have permissions to access that folder by default.
--Rob
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Stefano_ThiellaCommented:
OOOOOOOOOH I have the same issue..... finally I have found something to try in my SBS2008 installation!!!
Why Microsoft left these issues??? I sow lot of people with the same problem! AAAAARGH! I've spent lot of hours searching for a solution!
Now if I log in client PC as administrator, the shared fax works!
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