POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Install for multiple users : Re: Install for multiple users Server Time: 24 Sep 2020 17:51:17 GMT
  Re: Install for multiple users  
From: Erich
Date: 9 May 2011 13:25:01
Thorsten Froehlich <tho### [at] trfde> wrote:
> > in many
> > classroom/labs, machines are "frozen" to restore their state after every reboot.
> >   That would require every user to reinstall POV-Ray after every login.
>
> Ah, ok, I have seen this kind of setup ... isn't it then sufficient to
> install POV-Ray using the user account that is restored, but set the restore
> point after POV-Ray was installed?
>

This is a viable solution for machines with a single, generic login, but if
every user has their own (domain) account, any advantage is lost.  Their profile
is re-generated each time they first log to the computer since last reboot.  I
also have computers that are not frozen.

Erich


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