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Network GPO Program Install

I have about 12 or so machines that I need to install a "client" on for a GPO called EZ GPO by the Environmental Protection Agency.  Basically you install a client to control power save options on PC's.  My issue is this:
the PC's I need to install this on are Locked down completely, you can't even right click on them. They are public machines and need to stay on all the time. Is there a way I can get the software to install with "elevated" Privileges so that it will install?  So far I've been disabling the desktop lockdown and installing it myself but I was wondering if I can automate this process???
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WellingtonIS
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farazhkhanCommented:
Hi,

Well, You can assign a program distribution to users or computers. If you assign the program to a user, it is installed when the user logs on to the computer. When the user first runs the program, the installation is finalized. If you assign the program to a computer, it is installed when the computer starts, and it is available to all users who log on to the computer. When a user first runs the program, the installation is finalized.

step by step see this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816102

Regards,
Faraz H. Khan
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I understand that however, the user has no rights to install anything on the PC and I need to get this software installed under the user's profile.  When the user logs on currently with the restrictions in place the software will not install.  It errors out, the only way I can install it is to remove the restrictions.
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farazhkhanCommented:
Hi,

They must atleast have the power user for the time being to get softare install through GPO. But as you said that they are restricted then I don't think so this is possible in Windows 2003.
I hope so that there could be some custom script can be written for you to do this task.

Regards,
Faraz H. Khan
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Todd GerbertIT ConsultantCommented:
You've attempted to assign the software package, to users, via a Group Policy Object and it fails to install at logon?  I was under the impression such installations were run with elevated privileges (I routinely have standard users install software that has been published by Group Policy)...?
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
NO they do not but I did find an answer on here.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_2003_Active_Directory/Q_23434302.html

It works I tried it in my test environment.  I'm going to try this on a few machines.
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I used this to find an article on this site that describes how to use a GPO with elevated software privliges when I did as instructed by this article.  Everything installed fine. This put me on the right track.
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