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Windows 7: Run as Administrator

30 May 2013   #90
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

You're most welcome Brian.


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09 Oct 2013   #91
Davey73

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
 
 

Hi All

A member of staff has downloaded a trial version of Freedom and I've installed it on his machine. The person doesn't have admin rights to this machine so I've followed the instructions (Option 5 - Run as administrator using compatibility mode). Logged in as the non admin account I've entered in the local administrator account details when clicking on "Change settings for all users" but each time he opens Freedom on the desktop it's always prompting for the admin password.

Is there anyway this program can run without admin rights? The machine is running Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit version.
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09 Oct 2013   #92
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello Davey, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could use the method in the tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut that a standard user is able to run.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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1 Week Ago   #93
blockie

 

Brink,
I currently delete my old backup files on an external disk using a batch file which runs "DELOLDER.EXE" with appropriate switches. The switches are set to keep three of the newest backup deleting all others. This runs fine from the batch file. I want to automate the process using the task scheduler. However, I get an error 0X5 (access denied)from the scheduler. The dos window opens and closes but no files are deleted. I presume that the portion of DELOLDER that opens the command window works but the portion that deletes the files is where the access denied comes from.
I have looked at all of the options and don't know which one to use if any. Your the expert so I'm coming to you.
Bill
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1 Week Ago   #94
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello Bill,

Double check your task to make sure it's set like steps 1-12 in the tutorial below to have it run elevated. The key is step 4.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
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