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Windows 7: windows administrator icon and execution

23 Jan 2010   #1

windows vista and 7/ and xubuntu linux
windows administrator icon and execution

Hi all of you. Let's say that since vista windows grab up a few anoying things don't i really F. hate why should i be allways right clicking on an icon or executable file to run it as an administrator? and should i be allways looking at that litle thing in the icons the adimistrator shield icon? c'mon shouldn't windows and vista be more delightfull to our eyes? aren't they forgetting the design and visual concepts of that litlte thing w.y.s.i.w.y.g. if it's preety it should be preety isn't that? c'mon those of you that might know how take that thing out of my sight and how to allways run everything as an administrator without righcliking in everything to do it justr let me know i would be greatfull for that...

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23 Jan 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Try typing UAC in search and setting to never.

Not recommended, but you can try if you want.
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23 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1

Microsfot always have to choose between security ans usability.
In this case by default Microsoft gave security more priority.

ok, anyway...
Try this:
User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Turn off UAC
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23 Jan 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hi Fayska, Welcome to SF,

You have to do this because of in-build feature called User Account Control.

It's a very good feature . In this way, only applications trusted by the user may receive administrative privileges, and malware should be kept from compromising the operating system. We strongly recommend not to turn off.

For each the shortcut Right Click and Go To Properties then go to the Tab which says Compatibility and check on Run as administrator so from next time by default it would run as administrator. Then is your willing to take a risk then Turn the UAC off.

Follow this article User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps,
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24 Jan 2010   #5

windows vista and 7/ and xubuntu linux
Hi friends

Ok, you have good answers but in the meanwhile i've already done that, captain jack what i want is to run all the exe to run as administrator all in once and to turn severall let's see nero for example has almost ten principal executable files and there are certain programs like labview and other with severall aplications this takes a lot of time doing to each exe file, exe-1, exe-2, exe-3... it's a pain in the a**

Another question, in win 7 doing that didn't erase the litle shield icon on some programs, i would like to see the icons without that, you can see on the atachments.

Thanks for your help...

Vitor "FaYsKa"

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