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Check for elevation at command prompt [duplicate]

I'm trying to find a way to authoritatively show whether a command prompt is running elevated or not, from the command prompt (CMD.exe), on a stock Windows installation. Most methods I've seen rely on ...
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How can I force elevation when working with security tab of file/folder properties in windows 7/2008?

In Windows 7 and above (maybe Vista), UAC comes to play when trying to assign permissions to files and folders via the security tab in file/folder properties. If I am a member of local administrators ...
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Generic way to allow drag and drop to an elevated process? [duplicate]

On Windows 7 (and I think also Vista) an elevated process will not by default accept items dragged and dropped onto it. I have a few programs which I have to run elevated, which is nicely accomplished ...
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Installers don't normally try to elevate from temp

I'm experiencing a very strange issue on a Windows 7 x64 machine. I'll try to explain the best I can, so it can't be short. Lots of thanks in advance for your patience. So Win 7 x64. I'm working ...
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Current user (not admin) appears in “Run as Administator”

When I try to run some program as administrator, I always get dialog box asking me to choose user and type password. But I also get it with normal user, say, George. Moreover, I have logged in as ...
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Windows Task Manager: How to see elevation status? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell whether a process is running with administrator permissions? Windows 7 Task Manager, Processes tab. When I run a programm, batch ... elevated (run as ...
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I want to make an item on a Windows 7 Jump List run as administrator

Only occasionally I have to open a Visual Studio project with a VS instance running under admin. This is a little inconvenient because I can't use the short-cut for that project in the VS Jump List. ...
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How do I use RUNAS with the Administrator account disabled in Windows 7

My user account is an administrator account (well in the Administrator group technically). As I understand this I am always running in the standard user context except when elevation is required, ...
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How do I easily elevate when running a .jar file?

When trying to run an installer Jar file, I am getting an error saying that write access is denied to create a directory under the Program Files folder. Right click -> Run as Administrator is not ...
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Windows 7 - Opening files from Windows Explorer with Elevated Permissions?

I've just started using Windows 7 and am instantly finding one aspect pretty annoying. When I open certain files from Windows Explorer / Windows Search results etc then I then cannot save them as it ...
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Starting an elevated command prompt from a folder's context menu in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easiest way to get right-click “Open command window here” with admin priveleges in Windows 7 Windows 7 will display an 'Open command prompt here' context ...
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Run program as admin without entering credentials? (Automatic Win7 elevation)

I'm working on my systems without admin rights, but I'd like to start sysinternals process explorer as full admin to have some debug access on my machine. Right now I run procexp.exe with parameter ...
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Cannot 'run as administrator' from desktop shortcuts in Windows 7!

On my Windows 7 system I can select a program shortcut in the start menu, right click on it and select 'Run as administrator'. I then get the confirmation prompt and the application starts up with ...
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How to access network shares from an elevated process in Windows 7?

With UAC set to the Default level, it is not possible in Windows 7 to access mapped network folders from an administrative command prompt or any other elevated process. This leads to unwanted errors, ...
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Allow Standard user to run program requiring UAC elevation

I need a standard or limited Windows 7 user to be able to run an application (Fallout Mod Manager) which requires UAC elevation. I've tried the Application Compatibilty Toolkit, but that did not work ...
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How to tell Windows 7 that an application does not need to run with admin rights? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent elevation (UAC) for an application that doesn't need it I am using an application that was written before Windows Vista/Windows 7. Windows has decided that ...
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How can to manually change the default (suggested / favourite) users of the Windows UAC dialog?

Whenever I want elevated rights (via the Windows 7 User Access Control dialog), I need to input the [LaptopLocalName]\administrator. Because the user is in the domain, you cannot even just type ...
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How can I get the UAC/elevation prompt to remember my local username?

I want to be able to run as a non-admin domain account for normal work and be prompted for elevation when needed. This is fine when not in a domain as the elevation prompt remembers my user name and I ...