Tearing my hair out.

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by cypherslock, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. cypherslock

    cypherslock Guest

    I've got three accounts set up: 1 as administrator, one as standard and
    one guest.

    UAC is on for all of them. I've been trying to install some software to
    the standard account ONLY. I've tried from the standard account and from
    administrator. I only want that software on the standard account NOT on
    the admin.

    How do I do that????

    Similarly there is software that I use that I only want showing up in
    the Admin account NOT on the standard one.

    Is there some deep config thing I need to do? Also, is there a way I
    can keep UAC on for the standard and guest but NOT for admin?

    Please help, I'm at my wits end.....
    Cypher
     
    cypherslock, Mar 27, 2009
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  2. cypherslock

    cypherslock Guest

    I've made a change. Set up an admin account and both my wife and m
    account are standard. Is there a way to pick and choose which softwar
    gets installed where? (ex from the admin install half life 2 to min
    only and pampered chef only to hers.)
     
    cypherslock, Mar 27, 2009
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  3. cypherslock

    cypherslock Guest

    Anyone? Surely someone must know. I've searched and not found
    solution......"
     
    cypherslock, Mar 28, 2009
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  4. cypherslock

    Andy Scott Guest

    yes, when you install the software it'll ask you if its to be installed for
    you or all users
     
    Andy Scott, Mar 28, 2009
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  5. cypherslock

    cypherslock Guest

    Ah so its the installer program. IF it doesn't ask then it just goes t
    all accounts. Gotcha. Funny, here's hoping MS puts something in the nex
    release that will ask you if the installer program doesn't. Thanks Andy
    That was a very frustrating couple of hours
     
    cypherslock, Mar 28, 2009
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  6. cypherslock

    GTS Guest

    Not necessarily. Up to date well written installation programs should ask.
    If they don't the program may either install for all users or the current
    user depending how it was programmed.
     
    GTS, Mar 30, 2009
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