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Windows 7: How do I run a program at startup without using an admin password?

17 Jan 2009   #1
MrUbiquitous

Windows 7
 
 
How do I run a program at startup without using an admin password?

I have a minor technical question I would love help on. I have the UAC on and log in as a standard user for protection. There are a few programs that I would like to run automatically when windows starts that require a password EVERY time I start windows, or if I select them manually. Is there any reason certain programs due to their permissions need an admin password to run and other dont? I could not find the difference looking in the security section of properties compairing it with a program that runs as an admin. HELP! I would like to run these programs automatically as windows boots without typing in the admin password for each program. I thank you in advance for your help!


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17 Jan 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mr.Ubiquitous,

You could create a task in Task scheduler to run a program at startup with highest privileges for all users instead.

Task Scheduler - Create Task - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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