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Running as Administrator

10 Nov 2019, 08:27

This is a schoolboy-level question I'm afraid. I have been using the method below to ensure that a script which is started 'normally' actually runs elevated, as administrator. I had assumed that "#SingleInstance Force" would ensure that the non-admin instance of the script would be terminated before it was re-loaded elevated. However, this doesn't seem to be the case - the code below usually beeps twice.

I can fix this by adding "ExitApp" before the closing bracket. But I am curious why that's necessary.

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#SingleInstance Force
If not A_IsAdmin
	Run *RunAs "%A_ScriptFullPath%"               
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