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Prevent elevation (UAC) for an application that doesn't need it [duplicate]

Having recently migrated from Vista 32bit to Windows 7 64bit, one of my programs now requires admin rights. I use a rather exotic text editor (Crimson Editor). Although not designed for Vist/Win7 it ...
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Run a program without administrative privileges in Windows 7 [duplicate]

My account in Windows 7 is an administrator account. When I open the Run box (WinKey + R), I am warned, "This task will be created with administrative privileges." Is there any way to run programs as ...
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How to force any program to run with no admin privileges in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to force any program on Windows 7 to run with no admin privileges. If the program actually needs admin privileges, it may throw errors or crash. This is acceptable. What I'm ...
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Execute a Windows process with lower privileges [duplicate]

I see many threads here about how can a software be programmed to ask for administrator privileges on Windows, but in my case I have a software installer that runs with administrator privileges and, ...
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Install applications without admin privileges - GPO [duplicate]

I have problem, must create GPO on windows server 2008r2 Enterprise with allow user(domain user) without administration rights , mean basic user allow on installation any programs, and custom some ...
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Running a program as non-admin from an admin script? [duplicate]

I have a batch script that runs some programs at once. One of them requires admin access, so it's fine to manually give it. But now I am adding another admin program. I would not like to manually give ...
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Force cmd.exe prompt to run NOT as admin

Related to my other question, I need to be able to run the command prompt NOT as an admin. Whenever I launch a command prompt, either from the Start Menu, or by double clicking the C:\Windows\System32\...
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If a Windows cmd.exe is running with elevated privileges does anything I execute from its prompt also run with elevated privileges?

If my cmd.exe Window says "Administrator" in the title bar, indicating it was started with elevated privileges, does this mean anything I execute from this command window is also run with elevated ...
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How to disable “Installer Detection” feature of UAC in Windows 7 Home Premium?

This is a follow-up to my earlier question: How to force any program to run with no admin privileges in Windows 7? First, I have no idea why there isn't an option to at least try running any program ...
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Windows 8 Task Manager without elevating?

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, the task manager ran non-elevated, and you didn't face a UAC prompt unless you chose "View Processes of All Users". In Windows 8 Preview, out of the box the Task ...
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Stop program from asking for elevated privileges: Run As Administrator [closed]

I have a file that, whenever I run it, asks for administrator permissions. How can I disable this so I can use it on other computers?
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Is it possible to give the full path to an executable in “Image Execution Options\*\Debugger”?

Image Execution Options (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options) with a key named after the executable and a string (REG_SZ) value is known to be ...
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How to run Chromium Edge as non admin?

Is there any way to hide the popup? How to run only Chromium Edge as non admin ? Without Lowering your UAC settings to second notch from the bottom Creating a Standard Account on computer and run ...
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Run application without administration rights in windows

I followed many guides (link1 link2) trying to start an application that requires administration rights (such as defraggler) as a normal user (non admin), but i had no luck. Do you know if these ...
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Run app as administrator on logon of non-administrative user accounts

We need a program / application to open with local administrative permissions (Process Monitor, so it's non-negotiable) on logon of any given (including non-administrative) user account. Task ...

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