Setting up different permissions in Windows 2008 Server

Posted on 2011-10-31
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm wondering if there is a particular group that can be used or created that allows a person to install and remove software but not have full administrative privileges?  
I am wanting to allow a particular helpdesk employee to install software for clients but I don't necessarily want to give them access to delete domain accounts, remove from the domain, etc.
Just a software and hardware installer basically.  Is this possible?
Question by:tcmh_65483
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    Unfortunately a lot of software installs still requires admin rights to install.  You could use restricted groups to give the helpdkesk employee or group admin rights on workstations

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    Restricted group will serve your purpose. It has done for me for the same purpose.
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