Installation trick

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Aug14-07, 04:43 PM
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When I'm a regular user in windows 2000 i.e. not admin or power user and I want to install a program, I would hold down the shift key and right click on the installation file and select "Run As", then I could enter the admin credentials and install the program without switching user accounts.
But this doesn't seem to work in windows xp. Anyone know an alternate way to accomplishing this?

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Works on XP for me. You can disable this feature, see
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Thanks for the reference, mgb_phys.

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