troubleshooting Question

batch will not execute if included with installer, or compiled into exe, or called from an exe

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This seems odd to me and I am not sure what is causing it.  

I have a batch that adds the following registry string

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers" /v "%ProgramFiles%(x86)\bquest\bq.exe" /t REG_SZ /d "WINXPSP2 RUNASADMIN" /f >NUL

All it does it make the shortcut with admin privilages for the user.  

Problem:  This is one script among many in my larger batch file I will issue to my gaming community.  When compiled into exe it does not work.  If I make it a .bat it works, but if I call it from an exe file it does not work.  So I made an installer, which has the.bat as an include and launches it first before anything...and it does not work.  It only works as a bat file executed directly, nothing else can call on it.  

I have to get this working, it can be a .bat file i dont care, but it has to at least allow me to include it in the installer.  

What could cause this?  Some sort of windows permissions?
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