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Emailing through MYOB, run as Admin

Hi Guys...

I have been having some difficulties with emailing through MYOB. I am running Windows Server 2012 with Remote Desktop Services, I have Office 2010 (32 bit) and MYOB (32 bit) installed, when a user tries to send an email through MYOB I get the following error

"The attachment file was created successfully, but there was an error writing it."

I can see what the problem is, I think MYOB is trying to use the "c:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp" folder to create and attach the PDF files, this is probably because I have the MYOB shortcuts with the following command in the Target field of the properties for the shortcuts
"C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /savecred /user:administrator "c:\Premier19-NZ\myobp.exe"

I had to do this to stop MYOB asking for Administrator permission to run.

Not sure what to do or how to get myself out of this situation, any ideas?
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Logged in as the server admin, go to the original MYOB shortcut, right-click on it, choose properties, and, on the Compatability tab, click the button to Change settings for all users. Check the box to Run this program as an administrator and then OK.
Copy the shortcut to C:\Users\Public\Desktop, log in as another user, and try it.
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Even if I do as it instructed, when a user attempts to run MYOB it still asks for a admin user/password.

The email function only works from the Administrator login? when I try as a normal user I get the "The attachment file was created successfully, but there was an error writing it."
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I followed the instructions and I am still getting the administrator username/password prompt?
Did you remove the check on Run this program as an administrator?
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Just doubled checked everything - basically started from the beginning with a new shortcut and yes for some reason it is asking for Admin Username/Password - When trying to run MYOB it has always asked for username password that's why I initially setup the shortcut with the
"C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /savecred /user:administrator "c:\Premier19-NZ\myobp.exe"
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And what I have noticed is that if I enter the Administrator Username/Password - MYOB sends the email but from the Administrator profile, the Administrator logon must be running Outlook and it send the email, I can confirm this by checking the sent items for both the normal user account and Admin account
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I had a post regarding MYOB and UAC which Hi  xBouchardx helped me with
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28096424/UAC-While-trying-to-run-MYOB-in-an-RDP-session-on-Server-2012.html

This worked well until I had to email from MYOB
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Hi Davis.... I think I have it sorted. Using the link from your original post (mapping drive) and using the information in this link
http://adrian.sutantio.info/2012/06/fix-myob-required-administrator-account.html
to stop UAC it is working nicely.

Thanks for you help