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Configuring Desktop Central for Windows Vista / 2008 / Windows 7

This is applicable only if you install Desktop Central Server in Windows Vista, Windows 2008 or Windows 7.

For running Desktop Central Service in Windows Vista, Windows 2008 or Windows 7 operating systems, you need to specify user credentials with administrative privileges. This is not required for other operating systems like Windows XP, 2003 Server, etc.

Specifying Admin User Credentials for Windows Vista / Windows 2008 / Windows 7.

When you install Desktop Central server in Windows Vista / Windows 2008 / Windows 7 and start, the Desktop Central client will show a page asking for the user credentials with administrative privileges on that computer. Specify the user name and password of an user account that has administrative privileges on the computer where Desktop Central Server is installed. The user specified here can be either a domain user or a local user with admin privileges.

It is recommended to set the password of the user specified here to "Password Never Expires". When the password of this user changes, Desktop Central Server will not be able to start as the credentials will fail.