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Kerean

Help with RUNASSET Error

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Am trying to get this RUNAS script to work, so that I can compile an exe to always run a program as administrator but can't seem to do it.

Here's the script (borrowed from some other site).

RunAsSet("Administrator", @Computername, "password")

RunWait("C:\Program Files\path\program.exe")

RunAsSet()

When trying to run it using F5, here is the error:

==> Unknown function name.:

RunAsSet("Administrator", @Computername, "password")

^ ERROR

>Exit code: 1 Time: 0.216

Any assistance would be appreciated

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Hi there,

Thank you for the welcome.

I'll take a look at your tips although I sense that it is telling me to do a search. I did try searching but perhaps I was not doing it right.

Will try again and update.

Hi Kerean,

1st Welcome to the AutoIt Forums! :P

Some of the following tips may not apply to you, but it may make your life a bit easier here on the forum in the future.

That's it for now, I hope you have a wonderful learning experience, and hope to see you contribute to the community as your knowledge grows.

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Hi again,

After more searching, I found out that RunAsSet is no longer supported and that I have to use RunAs.

Hence I tried this:

$DomainUserName = "Administrator"

$DomainName = "@Computername"

$UserPassword = "password"

RunAs ( "$DomainUserName", "@Computername", "$UserPassword", 2, "C:\Program Files\path\program.exe" [, "C:\Program Files\path" [, @SW_MAXIMIZE]] )

The error this time is:

==> Error parsing function call.:

>Exit code: 1 Time: 0.386

Did I do something wrong somewhere?

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Ah I figured the problem, I was supposed to remove the square brackets.

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This is very strange, I got the compiled exe to work on the account I created it in (an Administrator's account). This, in addition to the F5 way of running the script.

I then logged off and restarted the computer, and then logged in as the limited user. Tried running the exe. Nothing happened. Tried running the script itself by pushing F5, nothing happened.

I then logged off and logged in as the Administrator account, and tried both the exe and the script - nothing happened.

Anyone knows what happened? Did something go wrong somewhere after I restarted?

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