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troubleshooting Question

Display Run As Dialog before launching certain applications

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Windows XPMicrosoft Forefront ISA Server
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I'm building out a deployment image for the company I work for. I found a nice little reg "tweak" for lack of a better term, that adds Add/Remove Programs, Device Manage, and such to the My Computer Right-Click menu. (http://www.askvg.com/add-device-manager-control-panel-addremove-programs-options-in-my-computer-context-menu/)

Now since our end users do not have administrative privilages this shortcut is a bit useless because the IT support stuff would need to use runas from command line if they were out at an end users PC so its ultimately pointless.

Essentially all this reg "tweak" does is add something like "control appwiz.cpl" (for Add/Remove Programs) to the shell context menu of the My Computer CLASSES_ROOT. To add RunAs to exe files and such you just add something like "%1 %*" to the shell context menu. (http://geekharry.wordpress.com/2007/06/07/enabling-right-click-run-as-on-msi-packages/) is there a way to combine these two key values so when you click Device Manager from the My Computer context menu, you'll be prompted with the Run As Dialog.
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