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USERNAME Variable in AdminStudio InstallShield


October 28, 2009 4:31 pm



Getting the Current Windows Username and Using it with InstallShield

Using application objects in ZENworks 7 made it easy to use the current windows users name by putting either the %CN% or %USERNAME% into the registry or ini files as required.

To get a similar result with InstallShield and MSI installs requires some extra work but is still relatively simple.

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Mapping Drives without having to use Active Directory or VB Script in a Clientless Environment


April 25, 2007 11:46 am



Aaron Albery shares a method for mapping drives without a client. This is pretty simple and is not ideal for all situations — for example, if the mapping is required before the user desktop has finished loading. But it could come in handy sometime.

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