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Windows 7 Pro - Full Control/Permissions for an app

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whftherbFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows OSMicrosoft Legacy OSWindows 7
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I have a new Windows 7 Pro (Acer VX275) that we just set up here at the shop.  We want the user as a Standard User with name HA017.  We installed our routine application called AB.exe.  The company that produces AB says they support Win 7.  When launched from the desktop shortcut, Win 7 puts up a prompt for the Admin password.  We can't get rid of that password prompt behavior.  Here's what we've tried thus far.

On the admin account, we went to the folder (c:\Program Files\AB) and granted HA017 full control over the folder.  No luck.  

We went to the admin account and found the application - AB.exe - and set the User HA017 with full control.  No luck.

We established the user HA017 as an admin and uninstalled and reinstalled - runs the app fine but with the admin privs.  However, reverted to a standard user - no luck.  

Back to the admin acct and regranted full control to HA017 (read, write, etc).  Logged on as HA017 - standard user - no luck.

Set HA017 as admin - and set up the "Take Ownership" context menu applet.  Right click, Take Ownership - it runs.  Reverted to standard user.  No luck.

I'm obviously missing something here?  Can someone point me in the right direction?

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