Killing and starting explorer.exe


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  • SelfMan

    Hi Patrick,

    the problem is that explorer runs in user context and not as system or a service. By default, it is not possible to run explorer as a different user.

    There is a workarround but you would still need the users credentials. I think that the better way would be to schedule the installation over the night while forcing a user logout or a reboot. Send a mail to the users with the request to log off after work and leave the computers running. Optionally, you can utilize WOL.(I admit, its not allways working, but its goot when it does.)

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