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Windows 7: Run as Admin only if done myself

09 Dec 2016   #1
ipbr21054

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 
Run as Admin only if done myself

Morning,
I have a programme which even though in its settings i see run as admin nothing runs.
If i manually right click select run as admin then fine no problem.

Next day when i switch pc on i need to do same thing again.


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09 Dec 2016   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

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09 Dec 2016   #3
ipbr21054

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Hi,
I have done that but no joy.
On the compatibility page it shows run as admin,has the tick but greyed out ?
I followed the instructions anyway,restarted pc but nothing.
I see the icon,right click & run as admin then its fine or if i click icon then select its also fine.
Just need it to do it by itself.

Looking in uac i think it was i seen accounts and all had amin rights mentioned below them.
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09 Dec 2016   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Does your account has administrator rights?
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09 Dec 2016   #5
ipbr21054

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Please advise where i need to check that.
I am the only person who uses this pc.
I think the answer is yes but where am i looking
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09 Dec 2016   #6
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Try here Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts

Some program executables have the run as admin hard coded and will not allow the user to unset the tick

If the prompts are really annoying you can totally disable the UAC system (just drag the slider to it's bottom position) however this will severely compromise the windows system security and you could allow a virus or other malware full access to all of your system and files including personal data and financial information.

Setting the level of the UAC to one below top should make things usable but still secure
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09 Dec 2016   #7
TechnoMage2016

Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1, x86
 
 

One little trick I learned several years ago.....

If you can't tell a program itself to run as admin, make a shortcut to that program and in the properties of the shortcut, tell it to "Run as Administrator". That locks it in, and you won't have to keep fussing with the .exe file itself.

UAC on a personal PC? I turn it OFF. Then you don't have to be bugged every time you want to do something with your own PC.

Cheers mates and Happy Holidays!

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09 Dec 2016   #8
ipbr21054

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

I have it at 1 below top.
Techno i have a shortcut on the desktop and within its properties there is a tick in run as admin.
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09 Dec 2016   #9
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ipbr21054 View Post
Morning,
I have a programme which even though in its settings i see run as admin nothing runs.
If i manually right click select run as admin then fine no problem.

Next day when i switch pc on i need to do same thing again.
Is this a program that you run automatically at startup?

If so, see this tutorial.

Task - Create to Run a Program at Startup and Log On
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09 Dec 2016   #10
ipbr21054

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

I have done the same thing all day and now it has just worked.
Its how it should be thanks all.
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