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Allow users to install software on thier desktops without being a Local Admin

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DesktopsWindows 7Windows Server 2008Installation
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Does anybody know of a way to allow users to install software on their machines without being a Local Admin?

This is kind of a unique situation where our users have the potential to be able to "install" hundreds of .exe and .msi files.  The "install" programs are essentially contain data and this data is copied to a specific location during the install.

Installing via GPO or SCCM isn't an option as there are potentially 100's of programs that can be installed.

Below is the link for the software and all of the programs that can be installed just so you have an idea what I'm talking about.

At this point I can only see granting local admin rights, but wanted to see if anybody had any creative solution.
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