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standard account and reg back up
« on: December 05, 2012, 06:48:24 am »
Hello
I think I know why the registry backup does not work in the standard user acount.
I just learned about the 3 types and to use the standard one to email and surf but make no changes. How do you handle this so you are not always logging back and forth to backup the registry with tweaking reg backup?
 Should I install another reg back up from tweaking in the standard user so when I boot up in the am the reg is backed up or what?
Maybe there is an easy way to reconcile this.
Thank you
Peter

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2012, 10:36:18 am »
Thats why you can have it run from the task scheduler under a different account.

The task scheduler allows you to run programs with the rights of a different account. :wink:

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012, 12:03:50 pm »
If I have this right, I go to the task scheduler and set up the registry backup under a diifferent account; in this case the standard one.
Any quick tip as to how to do it?

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 08:48:59 am »


If I run under system account will that make the reg back up whether it is admin or standard?

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2012, 10:44:29 am »
Yes system account will work as well :wink:

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012, 01:20:17 pm »
Ok, I will check off 'run under system account' and see if both admin and standard accounts will run when I log on.

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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2012, 12:46:49 am »
Hello Shane --

   I used to use ERUNT for years, and loved it.  Now with the "considerations" related to using it with Win 7 I've been looking for something else to use, just came across a reference to this site, just starting from the top down, checking what the forum has to say to learn more.  I'm newish to Win 7 from XP, always used to run XP as an admin (in ignorance), finding UAC in Win 7 can sometimes create frustrations trying to do some things I'm used to doing without having to deal with UAC, am wondering if the program can just be run "As Admin" by right-clicking on it and choosing that option, or by making a shortcut and modifying the shortcut to run with admin privileges.  I wouldn't be using it on a pre-scheduled basis, just after system changes, program installations, etc. so perhaps the previous posts in this thread don't necessarily apply when running it "manually"?

   Hmmm... after reading thru the online help info on this, I don't see any mention at all of the need to run As Admin.  Maybe that isn't necessary at all??  If it IS necessary, you might consider adding that to the FAQ or somewhere, for people like myself that aren't so savvy as to know the answer to that without having to ask... 

     Oh... and... if I want it to backup registry settings for other users who have their user accounts password protected, would I need to actually log on as the "Main Admin" (the account that was automatically set up upon Windows installation", or is it fine to stay in my account, but running with Admin privileges (I haven't quite figured out if those two things are actually the same or not, from Windows point of view, as far as privileges are concerned, grrr....).

   Thanks for your time in responding to this inquiry -- much appreciated.

         Robert

P.S.  I also always used to run CleanMem, in my XP system - great little program!  Still useful in Win 7??
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Re: standard account and reg back up
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2012, 10:56:12 am »
All my programs are already set to tell Windows that they need to be run with admin rights, so no need to right click on it :wink:

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P.S.  I also always used to run CleanMem, in my XP system - great little program!  Still useful in Win 7??
I still use it, while you should have way more memory in Windows 7 it still helps keeps the memory hungry apps under control.

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