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Question about an answer to a question

LERXSTLERXST Member Posts: 40 ■■□□□□□□□□
In my studies last night I came across a question about a user on an AD domian not being able to install a printer driver and how to make this happen. The question itself really vague about wheather the user should be able to install a printer or not, any how, the choices were Add user to the Admin group, implode Bill Gate's bank account, reinstall XP, and login in as Admin and install the driver.

Now, knowing that security is a big issue these days I immediately discard the first choice. Why on earth would you add a regular user to the Admin group? The next 2 choices were obviously incorrect and the last selection I believe will not accomplish the task as added printers are profile specific.

The answer given was the first "add user to the admin group" icon_eek.gif

What? Seems kind of pointless to go around adding all your users to the admin group just so they can add a printer. Wouldn't the more realistic to employ a group or local policy to do this?

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    jmc724jmc724 Member Posts: 415
    login in as Admin and install the driver.

    Is the answer since even power users dont have the rights to load/unload device drivers.
    What next?
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    wireratwirerat Member Posts: 251
    I know that printers installed as the Administrator will at least trickle down to other profiles. I have two printers on my main XP machine and I installed them logged in as Administrator. I have a couple of test user accounts that only have "User" permissions, and the printers were in their profile on first log on. I would agree with jmc724 in that you log on as Admin, install the drivers is the correct answer. I would believe the answer given is wrong on the testing software you are using, in at least it is the worst out the the two answers that would work. At the way-most, I would give a user "Power User" membership and give them the "Load and unload device drivers" right.
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    johnnynodoughjohnnynodough Member Posts: 634
    sorry, you all are wrong. I cant believe you all didnt guess the correct answer.







    The correct answer is - Implode Billy Bob's bank account icon_lol.gif
    Go Hawks - 7 and 2

    2 games againts San Fran coming up, oh yeah baby, why even play? just put then in the win category and call it good :p
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    johnnynodoughjohnnynodough Member Posts: 634
    Of course, in the real world, you would just use the "run as" command if you didnt have a script to do it.
    Go Hawks - 7 and 2

    2 games againts San Fran coming up, oh yeah baby, why even play? just put then in the win category and call it good :p
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