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ShellExecute as Admin

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Trying to automate a Database install. The MDB file fires off a VB macro that creates an ODBC connection. Problem is.. that normal users don't have Power User or Admin rights to create the ODBC connection.

How can I make AutoIt run the ShellExecute command as a Admin? I know RunAs works for EXEs... but not MDB files....right?

Otherwise I have to log the user off and log in as admin myself to install, which defeats the purpose of the AutoIt script.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks


~J. Schutzmanwww.alchemistgamer.com

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Did you ever try just running the program that uses mdb files? Send it as a command line parameter.

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DOHH! Didn't even think of THAT.. THANK YOU :">

found that MSAccess.exe supports /switches

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSACCESS.EXE" "c:\database.mdb" /user _____ /pwd _____

OR, I could just use the RunAsSet command in AutoIt and use "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSACCESS.EXE" "c:\database.mdb"

Thanks a bunch for pointing out the 1 thing I overlooked.


~J. Schutzmanwww.alchemistgamer.com

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I'm glad to help. I have those moments like that sometimes.

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