Is there a way to force Managed Installs to execute as the currently logged in user?   I have several applications that do not install properly under the system account.  I know I can do it with a script, but can it be done with a MI?

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I have some apps that do not work under SYSTEM as well. For these I've utilized active setup, and prompted the user to reboot after the installation. When using distribtutions.

I've found it better to leave as SYSTEM as it will bypass the UAC.

Answered 08/01/2012 by: dugullett
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What distribution system are you using?

Also it goes without saying that installations will only succeed if the users have sufficient rights to execute all operations the installations want to do

Answered 08/01/2012 by: pjgeutjens
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If you are using the KBOX, MI's installs using Local System credentials. If you want to do that, you are better off writing a script and executing it as the logged in user (admin rights or installation rights needed for the user). 

Answered 08/01/2012 by: nshah
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