Windows 10: I want a program to only run as user, not with my admin account

  1.    27 Feb 2016 #1

    I want a program to only run as user, not with my admin account


    I have a program, BOINC in this instance, that I want to run only when I log in as a user, I do not want it to run when I log in as admin. is this possible? the program is up and running now but runs in both accounts. I use my admin account to do banking only and the user account to do 3D and allow the BOINC app to run when the PC isn't being used.

    thanks,
    bob
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  2.    27 Feb 2016 #2

    I run the same program .. have you tried to suspend
    the projects when you use your admin account??
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  3.    27 Feb 2016 #3

    yes I do that, I do not want it to even start when I log in as admin.

    btw I am crunching SETI@home
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  4.    27 Feb 2016 #4

    bobc4d said: View Post
    yes I do that, I do not want it to even start when I log in as admin.

    btw I am crunching SETI@home
    I'll think about this but right now I don't have any ideas that would help.

    With luck someone else will have an answer.
    Jeff
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  5.    27 Feb 2016 #5

    thanks Jeff I appreciate the input. I'm not sure it is possible and googling it didn't help.
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  6.    27 Feb 2016 #6

    bobc4d said: View Post
    I have a program, BOINC in this instance, that I want to run only when I log in as a user, I do not want it to run when I log in as admin. is this possible? the program is up and running now but runs in both accounts. I use my admin account to do banking only and the user account to do 3D and allow the BOINC app to run when the PC isn't being used.

    thanks,
    bob
    Have you tried disabling the programs "start with Windows" option (or disabling it's RUN key directly in the registry if that's not available) and putting a shortcut to the programs executable in the "Startup" folder for just the user for whom you wish the program to run?

    HTH

    D
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  7.    27 Feb 2016 #7

    no I haven't thought about that way. I'll give it a try.

    thanks
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