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Windows 7: Run as Administrator

4 Weeks Ago   #100
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 

This is an image of my desktop showing all the programs I have pinned to the taskbar and in the system tray.




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4 Weeks Ago   #101
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Amanda,

It looks like your image was broken.

As a test, unpin one of the items from the taskbar, and pin it to the taskbar again from the source location to see if you are able to "Run as administrator" from the taskbar afterwards.
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3 Weeks Ago   #102
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 

Sorry about the broken image. I'm not very familiar with posting on forums and I didn't realize I could upload the picture from my computer. Anyway, I appreciate your reply. I tried your suggestion with four different programs and I still get the same effect or non effect. So I just chose 'Run as Administrator' under their properties and that works. I still wonder what happened but I suppose I can live with it like this. The thing I'd really like to solve and is the main reason I keep trying different 32-bit file managers is because I am wanting to add popup descriptions to folders and files. I appreciate your time and help greatly! Be blessed! Amanda
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3 Weeks Ago   #103
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

As one more test, see if downloading and merging the .reg files for the .exe and .lnk (LNK) items in the tutorial below may be able to help. It will restore the default associations and registry entries for these file types.

Default File Type Associations - Restore - Windows 7 Help Forums
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3 Weeks Ago   #104
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 

Thank you again. I have merged the reg files. There wasn't any change yet but I thought maybe after a restart it'll work. I'm a bit tired so I'll try when I get up. I'll let you know. I appreciate your time and help! Be blessed! Amanda
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3 Weeks Ago   #105
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 
Still no go

Hello. I almost forgot to let you know. I tried opening files after restarting when I got up and I get the same results. I do appreciate your time trying to help but I have accepted just opening whatever program properties page and setting it to run as admin as needed. Thanks again! Blessings! Amanda
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3 Weeks Ago   #106
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm sorry to hear that. Are you able to use Option 1 to "Run as admin"?
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3 Weeks Ago   #107
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 

Thank you for reminding me. I had forgotten about Option 1 to the point I had to go back to the beginning to see what it was. So it's obvious I hadn't tried it yet. Until now of course. I just tried it on a few of the programs in the taskbar that I haven't already changed to run as admin in their properties and nothing happened. I am assuming I am supposed to press and hold control and shift at the same time as I left click on the program. I didn't get any kind of response. Thank you again! Be blessed! Amanda
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3 Weeks Ago   #108
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's correct. I'm sorry that wasn't able to help make it easier.
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2 Weeks Ago   #109
miraclemandi

Windows 8 - 64 bit
 
 

Sorry it took me a few days to get back here. I had some much more serious issues with my external hard drives constantly dropping from my WD MyNet N900 Router. No matter what I did it just kept happening until I finally couldn't access one of my external hard drives at all. I finally put them back on my desk connected directly they have no issues.

Anyway, I appreciate your help. This issue isn't actually that big of a deal it was just driving me nuts that I couldn't figure out what happened. I'm over it. Thank you again and be blessed! Amanda
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