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write register user logged from "as administrator"

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i have:

RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun", "test", "REG_SZ", 'echo bye')

when i execute with runas administrator from context menu, it write it in the administrator register.

do it is possible to write it in the current user logged?

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Users should have write access to HKCU by default, so try it without the runas and see what happens.


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so try it without the runas and see what happens.

I must to use administrator in the script for other instruction.

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You'll have to separate the parts of the script that write to the HKCU node from the parts that need to run under the Administrator credentials, because when you try to write to HKCU it's going to be using the hive for the user running the script and not the user logged on at that time. You could make one script that runs under local user's credentials, and have that then run the part that needs to run as the admin and use RunAs to run it.


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