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Do Windows 7 Home Premium updates work under Standard User Account?

Do Windows 7 Home Premium updates work under Standard User Account when updates are set to "Install Updates Automatically"? So far I found this: ...
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Open Worksheets In New Window In Excel 2010 Without Administrative Access

Software configuration: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional (Excel 2010) Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 Logged into the computer as a Standard User (not Administrator or Power User) Problem: Want to ...
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Windows 7 install rights standard user

I'm in the process off migrating a legacy application that has been running under Windows XP to Windows 7. This app pulls updates and setup installers for child components. These are run under the ...
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Can Windows standard user change service startup type?

I would like to know if Windows standard user can normally change service startup type and how to prevent it. A customer reports that on Windows 7 (64-bit) he was able to change startup type from ...
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Standard Users should not be able to modify files in D:

I have Windows 7 Ultimate edition. There are three Windows accounts of which only mine is Administrator and the other two are Standard. Any other new account will also be Standard only. I have lots ...
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Taking access rights away from standard user

I have two accounts on my Windows 7 machine, one administrator, another standard. Once I was logged in as a standard user, and I wanted to have a look at administrators desktop, so I typed in the ...
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How come only administrator can use Windows Explorer on my system? Normal users have no access to Windows Explorer at all

If I log in as a Standard User in my BRAND NEW Windows 7 install, i have no access to Windows Explorer. If I click on "Computer" in the start menu or the "Windows Explorer" folder icon in the taskbar ...
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Why is the “Standard Account” option disabled (grayed-out)

I just installed Win7 64bit on a new hard drive, and I created a user account through the OOBE. I want to make my user account a standard user. However, if I go into "User Accounts" and select ...
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Allow Standard user to run program requiring UAC elevation

I need a standard or limited Windows 7 user to be able to run an application (Fallout Mod Manager) which requires UAC elevation. I've tried the Application Compatibilty Toolkit, but that did not work ...
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How do I (properly) access another users' recycling bin without logging in as him?

I am using Windows 7 daily as a limited user with UAC enabled. I log in as $USER and have have a dummy user called $ADMIN with Administrative access I use for elevation purposes. Unfortunately, some ...
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Change environment variables as standard user (Windows 7)

When clicking on "Advanced system settings", I need to login as the administrator and hence only edit the administrators environment variables (in addition to the machine wide ones). How do I edit the ...