[gptalk] Re: office 2003 user name / initials

  • From: "Graham Turner" <gturner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 21:20:41 +0100 (BST)

thanks both 4 post replies

seems u r both way ahead of me !

have just got the ORK so here goes

Thanks

> Assuming this information is not stored in binary registry value, maybe you
> could pre-populate the HKCU reg value using a logon script, before the user
> gets a chance to run Office?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Delaney, Doug
> Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 1:07 PM
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> Subject: [gptalk] Re: office 2003 user name / initials
>
> Graham,
>
> I know of no way to automate that, even using the Office Resource Kit
> CIW.  It is the user portion of setup on first launch of the
> application, and the CIW does not have any way to change that via
> transform, nor does the MSI package.
>
> If you do get lucky enough to find a way, please share it.
>
>
> Doug Delaney
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Darren Mar-Elia
> Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 2:39 PM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] Re: office 2003 user name / initials
>
> Graham-
> I haven't checked this parameter specifically, but I wonder if you could
> do this using a transform? You might want to download the O2K3 Resource
> Kit and check out the custom installation wizard, which can be used to
> generate transforms. Seems like it should be able to auto-populate that
> with a script or custom action.
>
> Darren
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Graham Turner
> Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 11:11 AM
> To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gptalk] office 2003 user name / initials
>
> Dear all, first post to this newsgroup so i hope the post to be ok.
>
> I have establsihed Office 2003 as an assigned package to a number of
> computers using Group policy.
>
> The Start menu shortcuts have been established and i can launch the apps
> as any logged in user.
>
> Is there are a way to automate the completion of the dialog which
> prompts for USERNAME / initials, based on say user information from the
> Active Directory.
>
> GT
>
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