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Windows 7: Standard User account and the barage of Admin passwords

17 Apr 2015   #1
allelujah

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Standard User account and the barage of Admin passwords

So I'm logged in as a standard user and at start up I have to type in 15 admin passwords just to get the things running on the computer. Especially Asus AI Suite II. But I was just wondering is there a way to get that program to stop asking for all the passwords? I do use it ALOT and the program has saved my behind a couple times when I overclocked to high one time. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.


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17 Apr 2015   #2
allelujah

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hoib View Post
We have liftoff!!!

I uninstalled everything. Logged in as the standard user. Hit the install package. It begged me for the admin - I responded. Install completed successfully. I went to the shortcut and took ownership of the referenced folder after providing again, the admin password. In the prop panel, the ownership was listed as "\\....Administrator" - and I reassigned ownership to the standard user, HA017. I closed out and rebooted.

Bingo! Standard user now has direct privs into the application - no admin password prompt.

BTW, before I got to this point of uninstall and reinstall, I did try the AppLocker secpol snap in as you suggested. When I called in the default "Path" item, It already populated HA017 as having "Allow" rights along with the Administrators Group and Administrators. With the standard user, this still failed. I went and added the "Everyone" object to "Allow" and tried the standard user. Did not work again.

So, happily, we're back in business and we didn't have to sacrifice security for functionality.

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Would the above really work???
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17 Apr 2015   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Allelujah,

If you like, you could use the method in the tutorial below to create elevated shortcuts to run these programs elevated in your standard user account without getting a UAC prompt.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User
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17 Apr 2015   #4
allelujah

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Brink you are awesome thanks alot!
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17 Apr 2015   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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