Server 2003 vpn IE7 problem

Posted on 2009-04-30
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi everyone,
This is probably an easy answer.
Im running server 2003 R2 and on this server we have users set up for remote connections.  One of my users is running XP Pro at home.  He is using our VPN to remote into the server to do work from home.  When he uses google maps and tries to get a street view it tells him he must install Adobe Flash Player 9 or greater.  Well, Have installed Adobe Flash Player 10 on the server and when you look in the control panel it says that 10 is installed for this user, but even with 10 installed he is still getting the same error message.
Now I have Admin rights, and when I do the same as him in google maps I have no problem using the street view.  It seems to be a rights issue but I cannot give him more rights.  
Any suggestions

Thanks agian

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Question by:AceIT
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MightySW earned 1500 total points
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Hi, log in as him, right click on the installation for adobe flash, and click run as.  Type in your credentials and install the program with elevated privileges under HIS profile.


Author Comment

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I did this
my computer > C: > windows >system32 > Macromed> Flash> Right click Flashutil10B and run as Admin

Will have to wait till after Sunday for a server restart.  Will let you know if it worked.

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hey ace, you shouldn't have to restart at all, at the most you would just have to close all of the iexplorer.exe processes that are running on the server.  

just a heads up!
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Author Comment

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Ah good call Scott forgot about that.  I have to do a full production restart for about 15 servers and just figured I would wait until then... No since staying late on Friday when I have to go in on Sunday.  :)
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Let us know.


Author Comment

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Sorry everyone,
 I was in Minnesota for Compellent SAN conference.  
Still didnt work after the server restart, so I just gave him admin rights and then installed on his RDP session then removed admin rights.  
Working as attended.

Thanks for everyones help.

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Thanks guys, just had to give him admin rights install then remove rights..

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