You need to locally on the machine, under Users (in the control panel)
make that user a power user or administrator. I have found that often
even power users can not install software.
Franklin Northwest Supervisory Union
100 Robin Hood Drive
Swanton, VT 05488
Craig Lyndes @ wcvt.com wrote:
> Dear Folks,
> I have enherited a school that is using a Windows NT4 server as their
> domain controller (yes, sharpen your memory for this one!). Whenever a
> user logs into the domain they are restricted from installing programs on
> their local computer. Only Administrators can install software locally
> when logged into the domain.
> There are NO POLICIES on this domain, not a single *.pol file anywhere on
> the server (much less in the netshare).
> I would like to create a group of users who are able to install programs
> locally without giving them access to any network resources that they
> normally wouldn't have access to.
> Where is this restriction???? I've searched and searched for some setting
> that would restrict the ability to install progrms locally that is coming
> from the directory. At one point I guessed it was a default profile on
> the workstation, but I've done a fresh install with no restrictions on the
> default profile. As soon as I add the computer to the domain and log in
> as a domain user who isn't in the Administrator group - do not pass go, do
> not install software locally!
> Thanks in advance for any hints as to where to look next.
> Craig Lyndes
> Franklin Central SU