How do I automatically elevate privileges to install applications that require admin privileges?

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http://serverfault.com – I'm currently managing a large group of Windows 7 machines where no one has privileges to install applications (all 64-bit Enterprise version of Windows 7). Because no one has privileges to install things, we manage software installations in two ways: Centrally via software deployment server - we have a product that can run any executable with admin privileges Shortcuts on people's desktops for self-service installs/updates For #2 above I found a .vbs script from Jeffery Hicks that let's us call any executable using the RunAs command and the .vbs script passes in the password. However, t (HowTos)