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Windows 7: Program will not run at startup

11 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro
Program will not run at startup

I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. I installed an RSS download manager called Juice which needed to be installed in WinXP compatibility mode. The program functions well except for the fact that every time I start it up I get a nag box saying "do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?". This means it will not start automatically with windows. I've tried installing & running it as administrator but the problem remains. Can anyone help?

Thanks a lot.

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11 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

I had the same problem with Everest, if you are confident with what you are doing turn off UAC if not you will have to put up with it
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11 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

Someplace there is a tutorial about making custom permissions for programs...
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11 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kodi View Post
I had the same problem with Everest, if you are confident with what you are doing turn off UAC if not you will have to put up with it
Thanks, I thought of that but it seemed a bit drastic.
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11 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Pro

Problem sort of solved thanks to Create Administrator Mode Shortcuts Without UAC Prompts in Windows 7 or Vista - the How-To Geek

The answer is to create a scheduled task. The shortcut bit referred to in the url doesn't seem to work in Windows 7 but setting the program to run at a set time every day works fine. For some reason it will not run as a task at startup.
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