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using the runas command

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I want to use the runas command instead of giving users full admin rights. When I right click on an icon in control panel or press shift and right click I don't get the option to runas administrator. its windows 7 and xp platforms
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For Windows XP take a look here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294676
For Win 7/Vista http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922708 and http://www.itechmax.com/2010/10/23/how-to-run-programs-as-administrator-in-windows-7/

What is the extension of the shortcut you mentioned ? May be is not advertised to Explorer.
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If you need just to elevate privileges for specified app you could use this article:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2008.06.elevation.aspx
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I'm trying to run power options as admin. when I right click I don't get a runas command, the links offer large amounts of data. My question is specific.
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Yes, now the question becam specific. Power Options can not be "run as.."

Hope this thread is exactly what you seek: https://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin/browse_frm/thread/3d7d9ff413775cfa?hl=en
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excellent, exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
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