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Windows 7: Shortcut to automatically run this program as another user?

23 May 2011   #1

windows 7 professional x64 bit
Shortcut to automatically run this program as another user?

that's awesome that I found this. I've been struggling with this for about 30 mins now. but the real question is, how to automate this task of running this program as another user? Put another way, can I make a shortcut to automatically run this program as another user, that I can just click at any time?

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23 May 2011   #2

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

Make a batch file with the following line in it and save as <whatever>.bat.

runas /user:OTHER_USER_NAME "C:\Path\To\Program.exe"

See option two: Run as Different User
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