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Windows 7 and elevation

Discussion in 'Support' started by Jim Cook, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Jim Cook

    May 20, 2008
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    TCC 11.00.50 Windows 7 [Version 6.1.7600]
    TCC Build 50 Windows 7 Build 7600

    After I used the built-in update mechanism, I was able to start tcmd with no
    troubles. Then I made a desktop shortcut to tcc.exe and check Run As
    Administrator in the Shortcut (tab) / Advanced and also in Compatibility

    I was able to launch from the tcc shortcut, and after okaying the operation,
    it launched standalone tcc.exe with %_admin == 1.

    However, now I can't start the standard tcmd.exe without the message "The
    requested operation requires elevation."

    tcmd.exe comes up with one tab, and I can start new tcc.exe tabs inside
    without trouble. What requires elevation, why did it change from the
    standard install, and what can I do to get a standard tcmd.exe running?

    Windows-R (run dialog) does the same thing.

    Jim Cook
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