legend

Can't add to startup (#requireadmin)

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Hello,

I want to add my script to startup, I've tried using

@startupdir and RegWrite('HKCU64\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run', 'RDTray', "REG_SZ", '"' & @UserProfileDir & "\RDTray.exe" & '"')

My script needs admin rights, #requireadmin

And that's why the startup isn't working, because it's running the script in the admin user, and not the logged in user.

Is there any workaround?

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

I need admin rights, since i'm copying a resource to the system32 folder

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hi, legend

 

there is a solution to bypass uac, may I not think it is legal here ! 

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Do you really need to write to HKCU ? You don't want to use HKLM ?

 

You can also make 2 scripts :
 - the first script is executed in the user context
 - the second one (extracted from the first with FileInstall) executed with admin rights

For example :

Script 2 : compile it first (will be executed as admin)

#RequireAdmin
; no what you need with the admin rigths here
; FileCopy ("....", @SystemDir, 1)

Script 1 : main script containing script2.exe (executed as normal user)

RegWrite('HKCU64\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run', 'RDTray', "REG_SZ", '"' & @UserProfileDir & "\RDTray.exe" & '"')
FileInstall("script2.exe", @TempDir & "\script2.exe", 1)
RunWait(@TempDir & "\script2.exe -admin")
FileDelete(@TempDir & "\script2.exe")

 

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