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Windows 7: Windows 7 UAC and Run as Administrator

07 May 2011   #11
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

Oh ok, that means just double-clicking and clicking Yes on the UAC prompt would already ran the program as admin?


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07 May 2011   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Correct.
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07 May 2011   #13
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

Great, thanks again
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07 May 2011   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Anytime mate.
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07 May 2011   #15
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

Oh, one more thing. What if an application icon DOES NOT have that blue-yellow shield icon, it means it won't run as an admin by default?
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07 May 2011   #16
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

All the things I'm reading in Google says that having that shiled icon on top of the application icons means that you NEED to right-click and run it as admin, why is this? I'm still confused
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07 May 2011   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Not sure why they are saying that. If the shield is not on a icon, then it means that you would need to right click on it and click on "Run as administrator" to run it elevated. Give it a try, and you'll see.
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07 May 2011   #18
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

Oh ok. I've tried running one program that doesn't have a shield icon and it gave me a open file - security warning. So that means it doesn't run as admin by default right?

Without the icon and without an open file - security warning, that means it is running as admin by default even though I don't use right-click?
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08 May 2011   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Nope. No shied icon = no "Run as administrator" by default

The Open File - Security Warning is not "Run as administrator".
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08 May 2011   #20
kevindd992002

Windows 7 Ultimate x6
 
 

What do you mean? Sorry but I'm really confused.

Do you mean that without the shield icon, you can never run the file as admin?

What does it mean when you open a file (without the shield icon) and it shows the Open File - Security Warning?
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