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  1. AmigaRoots's Avatar
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    Windows 10 x64 Pro
       #70

    In the shortcut properties (see 15-16, final steps of this tutorial) you should also set "Run: Minimized" instead of "Normal window". This has no bearing on the actual program to be opened, but it will give you one less annoying flashing cmd prompt.

    You will still have at least one flashing prompt left, but this will improve things for your eyes.
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  2. D4ni3l's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       #71



    Code:
    %SystemRoot%\System32\runas.exe /user:%UserDomain%\Administrator /savecred "%SystemDrive%\Apps\myApps\SysInternals\procexp64.exe"



    Code:
    %SystemRoot%\System32\runas.exe /user:%UserDomain%\Administrator /savecred %windir%\system32\notepad.exe

    This is how I have created many Shorcuts
    It only ask for password once.
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  3. thorrrr's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Ver 1909 OS Build 18363.720
       #72

    Hi Brink
    I been trying for days to get a app to start with Task Schedule and it just will not start.
    I have tried all you settings and even a direct path which works from within schedule itself.
    But on boot-up it will not start.
    In the App it says start with Windows

    Phrase Express Force Start%windir%\System32\cmd.exe/c start “Phrase Express Force Start” “C:\Program Files (x86)\PhraseExpress\phraseexpress.exe“

    Settings here Microsoft services
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21364
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       #73

    Hello @thorrrr,

    Just to verify, did you create a shortcut to run the elevated task, and put that shortcut in your Startup folder?
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  5. thorrrr's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Ver 1909 OS Build 18363.720
       #74

    HI Brink

    Yes there is two in there the one i created from the tutorial and the one the app puts in i think see here

    The weird thing is on my other PC WIn 10 Pro the same settings work !!!
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21364
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       #75

    Odd. You might delete the task and shortcuts and start over fresh to see if it may be some odd setting off.
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  7. thorrrr's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Ver 1909 OS Build 18363.720
       #76

    ON bootup with the shortcut i get an error see this
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21364
    Thread Starter
       #77

    thorrrr said:
    ON bootup with the shortcut i get an error see this
    That would indicate some issue with the command or shortcut.
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  9. thorrrr's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Ver 1909 OS Build 18363.720
       #78

    I just followed your tutorial and replaced it with the apps location see here
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  10. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21364
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       #79

    If you like, go ahead and export the task using the method in the tutorial below, and upload it here in a ZIP file. I'll import it on my system to double check to see if anything may stand out.

    Export Task from Task Scheduler in Windows

    In addition, post some screenshots showing the target location you used for the shortcut to see if anything may stand out.
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