Thread: Using Macrium w/ run as admin
2013-12-10, 16:44 #1
Using Macrium w/ run as admin
Ok I know I have done this but not today..
I run most time as a superuser and run installs and some things like Macrium with RunAsAdmin from explorer. Ver 4.2
I have found that I must start explorer as admin(run as) and then pick short cut today. I am remembering going to shortcut as a non admin and selecting open container (tweakui??) and then for an exe file with a strange name in install directory using the runas option. Today I get a brief Dos window and the explorer window needing TaskManager to shut down.
Using Runas to start explorer and going to the shortcut does work.
My question: What is going on here??
PS I am trying the external recovery disk from
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2013-12-11, 15:47 #2
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What precisely are you trying to accomplish here?
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2013-12-11, 17:27 #4
Trying to figure out what it is that Macrium does that seems to run an install routine every time it is run.
2013-12-11, 22:58 #5
Ok here is the source of my confusion (or one at least).
The image below shows the folder I get to when I chose to "Open Containing Folder" from the context menu of the start menu shortcut(another tweakui thing).
I do often start programs this way to use RunAsAdmin when the shortcut does not yield the option to.
One way or another I will deal with it but I am curious as to WHY I get to the above folder.