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Re: Suggestion for FAQ update

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:20:12 +0100

On 23 August 2012 15:01, Patrick Hartman <Patrick.Hartman_at_newbalance.com> wrote:
> Ben, I was running regedit from the "Run..." prompt which says it launches
> tasks with administrative privileges; I did not try right clicking registry
> editor on the start menu and choosing run as administrator. I would assume
> that would effectively be running it the same was as the Run prompt but not
> sure.

AFAIK the "Run..." prompt does not launch with admin privileges by
default. If you enter Regedit and then hit Ctrl-Shift-Enter instead of
OK only then do you get the UAC prompt before starting the command in
admin mode. Please could you retest and see if this makes a

> I agree it is far from ideal to have to download a third party tool to do
> this, I was just thrilled to find a solution... was very close to giving up.

I just added your method to the FAQ but if you can get this
alternative method to work instead then it would be much better.



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