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How to Create a Elevated Program Shortcut

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008


How to Create a Elevated Program Shortcut without a UAC Prompt can be very handy if you often use the same program on a regular basis

September 2010


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    This will show you how to create a elevated "Run as administrator" shortcut of any installed program in Windows using Task Scheduler so that it will not give you a UAC prompt for permission when you start it while still having UAC turned on

    In the tutorial, you will first create a new task, then a new shortcut to run the task. Afterwards, how to change the icon of the shortcut.

    NOTE: You will need to be logged in with an administrator account to be able to create this shortcut.


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    NOTE: If you are doing this is while logged in as standard user instead of an administrator, then you will need to provide the administrator's password before the program will run as administrator.Go to the Support TAB

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