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Windows 7: Should I use the "run as admin" option when I install new software?

09 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1

Ah, i see now. The water becomes clear again.

Thanks guys,


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09 Aug 2010   #12


It's not necessary to use run as to install most digitally signed apps that are already compatible with 7 or with anything using an MSI installer. Unlike vista, 7 won't botch an installation if you forget to select run as..
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