troubleshooting Question

Running Control Panel as admin in Windows 7

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SysAdmin BBSFlag for United States of America asked on
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I have applied a User GPO to disable the Programs and Features in Windows 7.  I am trying to give our Help Desk the ability to then do a runas to open up Control Panel to uninstall programs.  

I have tried several things found here and other sites, but it still tells me that the "Systems Administrator has disabled this...".  Here is an example of what I am running.

runas /u:domain\adminaccount cmd.exe
runas /u:domain\adminaccount "control appwiz.cpl"
runas /u:domain\adminaccount "explorer.exe /seperate"

They all prompt me for the password, and all open up the tool.  However, it still gives me the disabled message.

When I log on as the admin account I have full access to the Programs and Features.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!
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