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For example, I have Kaspersky. I can remotely install it and it runs a setup package. It does this all in the background, first copying its files to that admin share admin$.

Is it possible or is there some tool I can use to do this? I have a codec I need to install on several users machines.

I am the administrator and have all permissions set.

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It is indeed possible, and the 'psexec' tool from System Internals can be used to run arbitrary programs remotely in the way you're looking to accomplish. Details on psexec, and a download, can be found here; as long as you have admin rights on the remote machine, and can run the codec installer in such a way that it doesn't require user input to complete, it should do what you're looking for.

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