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Depending on what type of keyboard you have there are different supporting applications enabling special features like the media buttons. Microsoft mice and keyboards use the IPoint and IType applications for this. I have solved the issue with special functions provided by these applications by setting the "Run with highest privilege" on the Windows Task ...
To launch an application with Admin creds in a limited account, create a shortcut to the application in the limited account. Right-click the shortcut > Properties Add the following to the beginning of the target line. C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /savecred /user:Administrator Then launch it once using the shortcut and enter the Administrator password. ...
If the situation has not changed (and things like these don't seem to have, really) then according to this post: The -u option only works for SYSTEM so far and as such is somewhat useless on Cygwin currently. Seems the only way to get -u working is to run the shell under the SYSTEM user, a "normal" elevated Administrators shell does not suffice.
My kids record in-game video for some of their games using Bandicam, which requires admin permissions to run. I use RunasSpc to launch the program as administrator. I configured a RunasSpc instance specifically for Bandicam, and gave the kids a desktop shortcut that kicks off the RunasSpc process and initiates Bandicam startup. Once an admin sets up ...
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