Re: Help!!!

From: Jeff Cochran (
Date: 07/30/05

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 01:29:46 GMT

On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 03:32:02 -0700, "CL"
<> wrote:

>This is what I am trying to achieve. I am writing a web application to allow
>my users to submit their documents for faxing. I have tested it using bmp and
>txt file and both seems to be ok. When I try to test with excel of word
>document, it gives me error. From the applicaiton event log, noticed that
>there are some messages on msiinstaller couldn't find some keys in the
>HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry. From the task manager I noticed that winword.exe
>or excel.exe was run by Network service (I am using Win2003 server). So, I
>changed the user identity that run the defaultapppool in my IIS with a userid
>which I can login and launch Word or Excel(I thought it's because there's
>some registry settings that needs to set during the first time using office).
>But even after that when I ran the application again, it gives me the same
>error. The problem only goes away when I add that userid into administrators
>group which I am not infavour of.
>I have sent to the other newsgroup and someone suggested that it might be
>some IIS security settings issues.
>Can someone enlighten me on this?

Sure doesn't sound like an IIS issue, since changing permissions on
the account allows it to work. Now you need to find what permissions
are needed and only allow those. Might be trial and error, but I'd
start with the Office executable files first.