Re: Installing Fonts
From: Minione (Minione_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 14:21:05 -0800
Thank you very much. That took care of it.
"Steven L Umbach" wrote:
> The following link may help. Based on that, try giving the user that same
> permissions to the %windir%\fonts [windows or winnt depending on operating
> system] as power users have or at least additional write permissions to that
> folder as modify would also allow removal.. --- Steve
> "Minione" <Minione@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hello,
> > I am responsible for about 40 computers on a Windows 2000 Server, which
> > some
> > of them have XP Pro. Do not want users to be able to install software, so
> > I
> > have them set up as a User. Although, I have one user who needs to be
> > able
> > to install fonts as he needs them, but no other software or hardware.
> > With User rights, we get a message "The ERASER.TTF is currently being used
> > and cannot be replaced. Wait until Windows is finished using the file,
> > and
> > then try again." It doesn't say you don't have permissions to do this.
> > When I give this individual Power User rights, he is able to install fonts
> > with no error message. I don't want to give him Power User rights. If I
> > give him Power User rights, he'll be able to install other software and
> > hardware.
> > Is there a work around to accomplish this? Any suggestions would be
> > helpful.
> > Thank You,
> > --
> > Minione