UAC, Logon Scripts, and the Launchapp.wsf workaround

When UAC is enabled on Windows Vista and higher, logon scripts that map network drives do not appear to work for users who are administrators on their computer.  This is described in the Group Policy Scripts can fail due to User Account Control section of this TechNet article: Deploying Group Policy Using Windows Vista http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766208(WS.10).aspx…

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Scripting PowerToys for Windows 64-bit

Moving to a 64-bit version of Windows allows Windows and 64-bit applications to take advantage of greater than 4 gigabytes of physical memory.  64-bit Windows also includes an x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows-based applications to run seamlessly on 64-bit Windows. However, running 64-bit Windows has implications when running some scripts.  Because the default scripting…