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Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt Windows 8.1pro

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Hi

I recently upgraded a domain joined XP workstation to windows 8.1pro, I have a legacy software app that runs in compatibility mode but this requires an administrator account to authorise this, how can I exempt this application from the UAC Prompt?

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You can do this with the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkits

Download: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7352

Or maybe this is your solution: http://lifehacker.com/how-to-eliminate-uac-prompts-for-specific-applications-493128966
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