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Program Files(x86) not being interpretted right on Win7x64 when not running as local admin

Regards, I'm having a peculiar issue with a 32bit software program that is being migrated to a x64 environment (Windows XP SP3 towards Windows 7 X64. The application is question is a electronic ...
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run sfc /scannow as administrator, but I am administrator

On my windows 2003 I have to run sfc /scannow as admin. I have tried to run it as local administrator and domain administrator, but it says I need of administrator privilege ???? I have tried runas ...
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Differentiating between multiple runas account windows

In past jobs I've used a lot of runas /user:.. in order to allow quick access between multiple accounts while logged in as a primary account. Both server side or and on workstations. We're looking at ...
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Sturtup script questions - will runas cmd allow app to be seen by user upon login?

I need to create a startup script on a server that is live in production, so unfortunately I don't have the luxury of trial and error. I need to start an application upon server bootup that is run as ...
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RUNAS Error (Windows 7)

I'm trying the below command runas /user:\\(domain)\(myusername) C:\Users\user\compress.bat I then input the password, but I get the following error - RUNAS ERROR: Unable to acquire user password ...
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runas without asking for a password

On a Windows server which is in a domain, I have a script I run from scheduled tasks. I want this script to be run under a mydomain\peter user account. It is simple to do it with scheduled tasks, ...
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How to run a command as administrator on Windows7 from a command line?

I need to run tscon.exe 0 /dest:console remotely = not manually on Windows7 as an administrator. More info here How to use tscon on Windows7? I did my research and OPTION 1 - runas for user ...
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What are the differences between runas and psexec?

runas is already installed on many systems (maybe by default) psexec is shipped with the awesome PsTools. Why would I use psexec (an external tool) instead of runas(an included tool) ? What are the ...
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Copying files to a different domain, where no trust relationship exists

I have the the following setup. 1 x host machine situated in DOMAIN A 1 x PDC in a VM running on a host only network adapter running its own AD Forest (DOMAIN B) 1 x Server running in DOMAIN B, this ...
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Is there a way to do a “run as” in a command line?

So, we are trying to push out the full .Net Framework 4 to all out client workstations within an Active Directory environment via the login batch file in the SYSVOL folder. I added the following ...
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How to manually run application as “IIS APPPOOL\MyAppPool” user

I tried: runas /noprofile /user:"IIS APPPOOL\MyAppPool" cmd.exe But it asks me for a password. My admin password does not work there. I get: RUNAS ERROR: Unable to acquire user password
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Open Elevated “Administrator:” cmd prompt instead of “cmd prompt (Running as Administrator)”

If you open a command prompt with a runas command, you will see a window that shows (Running as some_user) In the title bar, but if you right click on cmd.exe and choose Run as Administrator you ...
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Executing Windows administrative shell commands on Windows using Python

I have a batch script using Windows shell commands to perform several administrative actions. The script is running great on Windows 7 but when i try launching it from Python 2.6 nothing happens: ...
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Allowing Service To Authenticate As User

On Windows XP through 7, I have a service that needs to be able to launch sub-processes as other users. Executing runas would do the trick, but SYSTEM is not configured to use runas without a password ...
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as a domain member, 'run with administrative privileges' always asks for hostname

Since we run Windows 7-clients in our windows-server domain I have a specific use case that has become more inconvenient: On the client-site, being logged-on as an user with restricted rights and ...
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RunAs under domain account from non-AD Windows [closed]

Why does this answer tell me it is impossible, and this one states the opposite? Update1: http://msgoodies.blogspot.com/2006/04/runas-without-domain-trusts.html
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Disable group policy from a workstation [closed]

How can I, as a Workstation Administrator, disable Group Policy on that workstation? The Domain Administrator is feeding utter garbage via Group Policy and I want it stopped. Last antic: turning on ...
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Windows Vista Explorer via Runas… or Best Way for Domain Administrator to Work in a Limited Account

One thing that's annoyed me for a great while about administrating a Windows domain is trying to work primarily from a limited user account. Much of what I do on my workstation on a day to day basis ...
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Runas Domain Account Still Asks for Password

I'm using a Win7 computer that isn't joined to the domain. I want to be able to run a program, such as IE, under the domain user. c:\> runas /noprofile /netonly /user:MyDomain\MyUser iexplore.exe ...
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Using runas with IE8

We currently run IE6. Our helpdesk people routinely start admin sessions of Windows Explorer by Right-clicking the IE6 shortcut on the quicklaunch bar, Selecting "Run as...", Entering admin ...
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What User Should NGinx and PHP be running as?

Permissions are something that have confused for me a while with Linux. So at the minute both my NGinx and PHP-FPM instances are running with the user and group : www-data Is this standard? I ...
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Problem using Windows runas to copy a windows network folder

I need users to be able to copy a folder on a network share to another folder on the same share. They need to copy security too. They cannot use their normal logged in account as it doesn't have ...
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RunAs different user doesn't work :( [closed]

My development pc at the office is NOT on the Active Directory. It's a normal install, no domain. Everything works fine. When i wish to connect to a share drive, I need to map the drive with my ...
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How can I tell what user account is being used to perform an action (in context of SQL Server)?

For example, when installing SQL Server 2008, I had to pick an account for the database engine to run as. When I went to attach a 2005 database file with SQL Server Management Studio, there was a ...
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How do I run a .msi installer with elevated priviledges on Windows

Normally you can right-click an executable and select "Run As" and away you go, but it doesn't seem to work for .msi files.
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Windows “Run As” without knowing the password

We're installing a digital media system at the college radio station I work at. We're trying to give programmers (read; DJs, not coders) access to the music, without allowing them to copy any of it to ...
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Run “Shared Folders” (fsmgmt.msc) as a different user

I am trying to run Shared Folders under a different domain user according to one of user's answer for my other question How do you know who or what is locking a remote file? runas ...