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I need to write a batch file in notepad to start the print spooler service if it has stopped.  Can anyone help me with that?
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by:Paul MacDonald
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net start spooler
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by:mkramer777
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any way to force it to run as administrator?  Right now I have to right click it and run as admin.
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by:mkramer777
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My run program as admin is grayed out
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by:Paul MacDonald
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Create another batch file to run the first batch file as Administrator:

runas /savecred /profile /user:Administrator yourbatch.bat
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by:mkramer777
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other than typing in the name of the batch file instead of your batch.bat, is there any other specific info I need to input?  How does it know that I am talking about the batch file on the desktop?
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by:Paul MacDonald
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"How does it know that I am talking about the batch file on the desktop?"
If you mean "How will it find where I've put the batch file I want to run?" you would include the path to the batch file as part of yourbatch.bat.  The "savecred" will prompt you for the password when you run it and save that password for future executions.
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by:mkramer777
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Thanks for your help.  I was able to convert it to an exe file and then I could tick run as admin.
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by:Paul MacDonald
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Excellent!  Very happy to help.
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