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Show the user name in IE when use RUN AS

Posted on 2009-05-13
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Hello
I always  use "RUN AS" from shortcut menue when i use  Inernet Explorer , to test somethings and to act as diffrent users .....
, I need the User Name in the tool bar or anywhere in the explorer to distingush between the users who run The IE by using RUN AS
by hte way i saw it in a tutorial video , the instructor was explian how RUN As work
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Question by:ali_alannah
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by:torimar
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Try this:

Start > Run > type: regedit [ENTER]

In the registry editor, browse to the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Right-click the "Main" key in the left tree view and select "Export" - give it any name you like, this is just a backup.

In the list of values on the right hand side, search for one called "Window Title"; if you find it, delete it.
Then right click inside the "Type" or "Value" column, select "New" > "Expandable String Value", call it "Window Title". It will be created as an empty REG_EXPAND_SZ data type; right-click on the name, select "Change", and in the text box type:
%USERNAME%

Click Ok, leave the registry editor, and test with IE.
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by:ali_alannah
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Hello: torimar:
Your hint  not solve the problem , really it show the user name in the title bar of IE but when i run the IE by  another User by using RUN AS , so the title not showing the user name
 
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torimar earned 500 total points
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I see.
There is no other environment variable in Windows that would hold a user name, especially not that of the "run as..." user. So I hoped that my suggestion would work.
Also, there is no known "Window Title" data string for Internet Explorer in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE branch of the registry.

Which means that, in my firm opinion, there is ultimately no way to achieve what you are trying to do.

Are you certain that the username changed in the video you saw? Because it might have been just the same thing as when you tried my suggestion: the active user's name, but not the one that it was run as.
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