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Is there a tool that lets admins modify profile settings remotely?

Our company uses locally-stored profiles on all its workstations. Is there a utility that will allow an administrator to connect to a computer (remotely) and modify profile settings such as printers or network drive mappings without having to physically log into that machine under that person's ID?

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It would theoretically be possible to do this through a Windows Script, perhaps run under another user account (with RUNAS) if needed, or via a Remote Desktop session. I don't know if there is a standalone utility that will do this, however.

This was first published in March 2004

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