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power user vs restricted user using Pal

By Dayle ·
Have problem supporting restricted users for many perpherials. Work arounds? Palm Pilot is biggest challenge. Anyone weighted pro's and con's of supporting all users as power-users versus keeping them restricted?

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by Aaron_Wurthmann In reply to power user vs restricted ...

I have. I give all of my laptop users "Power User", it just seems to work better for them. Although I haven't seen the Powers do anything harmful to their machines I haven't given the rights out to everyone just yet. I've been tempted to, but it doesn't seem to by my desktop users anything, it it aint broke, don't fix it. ;-)

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by Dayle In reply to power user vs restricted ...

Actually how I worded this questions is wrong. I am looking for those who have restricted users with Palm Pilots trying to Hot Sync.

We think a work around is to first set the user up as a poweruser, setup the software, then put the user backto restricted for this to work.

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by michael.mulkey In reply to power user vs restricted ...

This may help for some applications, for example netscape, and other non-Microsoft apps:
Apply the Compatws.inf security template in the Security Configuration and analysis snap-in. This makes 2000 a little more "NT 4" like in the way of file rights and registry access.

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by Dayle In reply to power user vs restricted ...

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by dalejrfan In reply to power user vs restricted ...

1. Log on as Administrator and start the installation process as usual.

2. Open the Start menu and select Programs. The Programs menu is split into two sections. Notice that the Palm Desktop 3.0 software appears in the Current User Program Group in the upper section of the the Programs menu.

3. Since the Administrator is the current user logged into your PC, you must move the Palm Desktop program folder from the Current User Program Group to the All Users Program Group in the lower section of the Programs menu, in order for you to use it when you are personally logged in.

4. Launch Windows Explorer.

5. Locate the Palm Desktop program folder in the following path: C:\Winnt\Profiles\Administrator\Start menu\Programs Select the Palm Desktop folder, and then click the right mouse button and select Cut. The icon should disappear.

6. Locate the destination where you will place the Palm Desktop program folder in the following path: C:\Winnt\Profiles\All users\Start menu\Programs. Make sure that you are in the Programs directory, and then click the right mouse button once more and select Paste. The Palm Desktop folder will appear.

7. Ask your System Administrator log out of the system and log on with your own User account.

8. Go to the Start menu and select Run.

9. Type in the following path: C:\Palm\hotsync -r*. This rebuilds the Registry keys for the Palm software.

10. To ensure that the HotSync Manager launches whenever you start up your PC, locate the Start Up folder in Windows Explorer using the following path: C:\Winnt\Profiles\All users\Start menu\Programs\Start Up. Select the HotSync Manager icon, and then click the right mouse button and select Properties.

11. Select the Shortcut tab in the next window and make sure that the path in the Target field is correct.

12. To test your setup, perform a HotSync. If it works, your installation is successful.

Good luck!

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