Win7Pro 64-bit OS, Win2003 Domain

Would like to be able to allow users to update things like flashplayer, adobe, etc. without needing an admin password to do so.

I seem to be overlooking a setting in their profiles?
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Only real way to do this would be to make the local admins, which I'm assuming you are trying to avoid. The best way I think would be to push the updates out from the server using a GPO. You can find the GPO under Computer Configuration, Software deployment.
GuypronouncedGuynotGuyAuthor Commented:
Yes I would rather avoid that, I will definitely investigate the GPO option.

The issue that has highlighted this today is a website that seems to only want to run with elevated priviledges. The site is and I have tried it in FF, IE, Chrome and Opera but the live video feed seems to not work in any of them hence my question.  I have installed the necessary plugins on the client but it still won't run as a user.

If it was just a profile setting that would be great but it seems not to be the case?
I do this using WSUS and Localupdate.  See my response in this ee comment:

This allows me to install updates for all users as needed.  Also, since I am pushing it from a central location, I don't have to depend on the users to remember to do this.

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GuypronouncedGuynotGuyAuthor Commented:
Great!  Thanks for the input folks I will definitely be upgrading my GPO knowledge and taking advantage of LUP going forward.


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