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Jan
24
answered How can I get Chrome multiple users to recognize symlinked extensions?
Jan
24
answered Call WPF Application during windows 7 shutdown progress
Jan
24
answered Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions
Jan
24
answered Batch file with commands to run as administrator and standard user
Jan
24
comment In Windows 7, is it possible to do “runas” administrator *without* using the GUI?
This isn't a dupe. The OP is asking for how to spawn a process as an admin. The Win32 term is "elevate". Runas simply spawns a process as a different user. Just like Linux, not all processes have "admin" permissions even though your user credentials have admin permissions.
Jan
24
revised Problems with runas and system account
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Jan
24
revised run 'net user' command as administrator
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Jan
12
awarded  Yearling
Dec
9
comment Can I allow standard users to install software when Parental Control is enabled?
Step. 1) Create an install program that fires up a command prompt, which will have the same permissions as the installer. Step 2) ... Step 3) Profit.
Dec
9
comment Is there a way to export a Google Chrome extension (especially games) into an offline HTML5 app?
Ah. If only HTML5 was universal.
Dec
9
comment View Windows 8 File History deltas
This will be an interesting answer. This is a new feature and Google will have limited info.
Nov
19
comment Windows Update - hide unneeded updates
The list isn't locally stored.
Nov
17
comment What does CPU usage for a process actually mean
I think "real time" is a better word than "bare-metal"
Nov
17
revised What happens behind the scenes when clicking Repair button in Add/Remove Programs?
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Nov
17
comment How to remove obsolete users from ACLs and other unneeded data from an NTFS drive?
I wouldn't worry about performance. It's a B tree and it's unlikely to improve performance.
Nov
17
comment Win7: forcing the monitor into power-saving mode from the command line while a fullscreen program is running
@ToxicFrog: Did you try the AutoHotKey solution??
Nov
16
comment Reducing hardware-reserved memory
I second Doktoro's comment. Even better would be use post the results of Sysinternal's Rammap.
Nov
16
comment Windows 7 Home Premium transparently cache Synology NAS
I'd be curious if there are any solutions already out there. If there are, they would take a pretty darn good programmer. The way Windows currently does this with another Windows box is do "change notifications" by looking at the USN journal on the NAS side.
Nov
16
answered Index a low-cost NAS on Windows 7
Nov
16
comment What info can I get about mail server from email address?
All you can assume is what's in the DNS record. You really have no idea what "server" that DNS record will redirect you to.