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Red Beam

How to grant elevated permission to one user to install one application.
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CoachellaMVCD
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Rich RumbleSecurity SamuraiCommented:
Which OS? I'm presuming windows... 7?Are you sure it needs admin rights, for instance you can install FireFox in another directory of a computer (like the desktop), and not have FF marked as the default browser (because of the registry ACL's). FF will work, it just won't be the default and won't be in "c:\program files" folder.
Many programs are like that too.
-rich
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CoachellaMVCDAuthor Commented:
Yes, it is windows 7. I'm trying to install the RedBeam program/application, and we need to elevate the user rights to install. We have tried Start>control Panel>User> accounts to disable user accounts didn't work. We need to give the user temp Admin rights to make it work.
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
seems you are looking for a Windows version of sudo - the offciial utility is runas.exe

see below the discussions and official document.

httpp://superuser.com/questions/42537/is-there-any-sudo-command-for-windows

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490994.aspx
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