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Windows 7: Win7 Pro 64 Questions on Admin rights

11 Oct 2013   #1
Saberous

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 
Win7 Pro 64 Questions on Admin rights

I've recently reformatted my brothers computer. He and his friends downloaded something onto it that gave it a wicked virus, which caused me to reformat. Well to prevent this from happening again I created a standard user account for him, and gave myself the administrator account. In the UAC on the admin account I set it to always notify me when changes are made, in which anything you installed would require a password for installation. Now in theory the idea sounds great but I've run into an issue with the practical use. Certain programs such as Origin launcher, Marvel Heroes launcher,WOW launcher and a few other programs require my password to run. So how can I fix this that way installed programs won't need my password to run?


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11 Oct 2013   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi, Welcome to Sevenforums.

1. Find the game's files in say C:\Program Files (x86), and right click the main executable file, and select 'Properties' (If you are having trouble, you can find the installation path by viewing the properties of the shortcut on your desktop).

2. Click on the 'Compatibility' tab, and then click on the 'Change settings for all users' button at the bottom of the window. Deselect the 'Run this program as an administrator' checkbox at the bottom of the window.

3. Click 'OK' to close the window and save the preference, and then click 'OK' again to close the properties of the file.
4. Try running the game from your brother's account, and see if it fixes the problem.
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11 Oct 2013   #3
Saberous

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 

Thanks for the assistance but nope didn't work. When the UAC comes on the File Origin: It states Hard drive on this computer. These games constantly patching. Any other ideas?

Has anyone tried a program called UAC Trust Shortcut 1.0?
Download UAC Trust Shortcut - MajorGeeks
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