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Windows 7

If I am using Outlook 2007 with it and unlike in XP you can right click on the outlook icon and choose runas and choose a domain account.  In windows 7 I have to drill down to the program files and find the outlook exe to do this.  Is there a registry edit that I can do or something simple to allow users  Oulook to always login in under another account?  Seems just entering it off network does not work you have to actually choose runas for all outlook functions to work properly.
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There are several ways to do this in Windows 7.
1. Put the Outlook shortcut on your Desktop. Right click -> Run As
2. Pin the Outlook shortcut to the Start Button. Start -> Right click -> Run As
3. Pin the Outlook shortcut to the Taskbar (I don't like this quite as much but it works).

You don't have to drill down to find Outlook and there is lots of flexibility here. It is just different.
... Thinkpads_User
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Jack_son_Author Commented:
The only thing is when I send a shortcut to the desktop it will only allow me to run as administrator.  I need it to run as different user.
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
My machine only has my own account and administrator, so I was not able to test for that. I have multiple accounts on my XP desktop and it allows multiple users.

I will continue to look, and perhaps someone else will know also. .. Thinkpads_User
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MRrepair2002zCommented:
If you want to access differnet e-mail accounts from within one windows profile, you can create another Outlook profile for each user, follow the directions on the following link:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/829918
let me know if you have any other questions.
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can get to the shortcut, Shift -. Right Click -> Run as different user.  .. Thinkpads_User
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Jack_son_Author Commented:
That seems to work ok with xp but not on 7, it only shows run as Administrator unless you right click on the outlook.exe file. Certain functions of outlook anywhere do not work unless the program is chosen run as the user in the right domain.   Is there a way to edit the registry for this?
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MRrepair2002zCommented:
Why not create another user account with the local administrator privilege so you don't need to run as??
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Jack_son_Author Commented:
The issue isnt the permissions, its the fact they are not logging onto the pc with the correct credentials.  Most functions in outlook will work but when you are not on the network a few functions will not.  That is why it has to use the run as command so that even if the pc is logged in under a different account the outlook will work for any domain user.
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Jack_son_Author Commented:
Would sysinternals allow for this setup?
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Hmm, what I described works for most applications, but not Outlook, Word or any other Office application.
.. Thinkpads_User
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senadCommented:
Here :
http://www.helpdesk.ilstu.edu/kb/index.phtml?kbid=1323

it should work in W7 too ....
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Jack_son_Author Commented:
Ok, this works:

├ŽOffice 2007: runas /user:ADILSTU\accountUserName "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\outlook.exe

although it creates a new outlook profile.  Also can you change this command into a vbscript so that all someone has to do is double click on it?
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senadCommented:
yes you can ...
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