You can use Group Policy to change this setting.
MMC.exe, load snap-in, Group Policy, Local machine.
Local Computer Policy
- - Security Settings
- - - Local Policies
- - - - User Rights Assignment
- - - - - Load and unload device drivers
This user right determines which users can dynamically load and unload
device drivers or other code in to kernel mode. This user right does not
apply to Plug and Play device drivers. It is recommended that you do not
assign this privilege to other users.
Assigning this user right can be a security risk. Do not assign this user
right to any user, group, or process that you do not want to take over the
Default on workstations and servers: Administrators.
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|> Subject: Device Installation - Elevated Privileges
|> Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 09:17:06 -0800
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|> Hi, I have a quesiton which has been bugging me since we rolled out
|> our desktops almost a years ago....
|> Whenever I have to go to a users PC to install a new device (USB Storage
|> for example) I usually have to spend about 10 minutes there as the
|> Privileges dialoge box will pop up several times, as each component of
|> device tries to install itself...
|> Is there any way to set this up so that when you apporve a device for
|> installation, all the drivers and components for that device are also
|> approved for install - it's quite frustratring having to spend 10
|> doing a task which should take 30 seconds!
|> Thanks in advance for any help/advice
|> Mike Dower
|> Sys admin - Ministry of Sound