troubleshooting Question

Administrative Rights to Single Logon Script

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Evan HinesFlag for United States of America asked on
OS SecurityWindows Server 2008Windows 7
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Greetings, Experts!

A few months ago a few experts helped me develop a script to delete user profiles that were in backup status (found here).  I have that script set to execute upon user login.  That script works great, but only if logged in by an administrator.  I have group policies set to prevent student access to registry editing, so each time a user logs in, the script is denied access to the registry Output when running scriptI have played around with a few workarounds, but so far have not been successful in making it work in my managed environment.

For example, I have found that if while logged in as a student and right-click on the file while holding the shift key that the option to run as a different user appears.  When the proper credentials entered, it executes just fine.  I just can't figure out how to make it work through Group Policy.

My clients are all running Windows 7 Professional and DCs are 2008 R2.

This wouldn't be an issue if the user profiles wouldn't end up in backup status...if I could prevent it from happening in the first place then that would be ideal.  This is just a band-aid solution.

Any ideas?
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