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Windows 7: Installing software updates on Standard User account?

24 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Installing software updates on Standard User account?

I've just rebuilt a PC using Windows 7 for a local business and the manager requested that the user account should be a low privilege account as the owner has a habit of installing lots of rubbish and useless software on the PC (three anti virus programs for example ).

I figured that the Standard User account would fit this bill nicely but now a week on I keep getting calls asking for the Admin password as the system is trying to do updates to things like Adobe Flash Player, etc.

Is there anyway I can give a user account enough access to install updates like this without giving them full admin rights?

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