[Spambayes] Local admin rights
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Thu Feb 17 00:22:29 CET 2005
>> If you want to install the Outlook plug-in, then IIRC the
>> only registry write access needed is in HKEY_LOCAL_USER.
>> This is required (without it Outlook has no way of knowing
>> about the plug-in), but would typically be
>> available to any level of user, I would think.
> Actually, looking at my system, I see there are several
> rights required for SpamBayes installation that are NOT
> granted to the basic "Users" security group:
> -write access to C:\Program Files
Well, you choose where to install as part of the installation process, so
this is just a case of choosing somewhere you can put the files.
> -write access to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT (where the outlook addin is
> -write access to various keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software
> -write access the the "default user" subkey of HKEY_USERS
These are more of a problem then (that's why I put in the IIRC ;). Do you
know if it is possible to register an Outlook plug-in without these keys?
If it is, then I'd be happy to modify the SpamBayes registration, if
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