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Run As System

#1 Post by Magibon » Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:39 am

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Run As System
* i searched before making this post. if this has been posted already then please merge or delete.

* It is a simple tool that enables you to start a program or run command and script under a local system account.
* Requires administrative privileges on the PC.
* This tool is fully compatible with Vista UAC .
* For example, to launch an interactive command prompt as a system account simply type 'cmd'.
* To run batch file use 'cmd /c [filepath]' command.
* I use this tool to delete legacy drivers or anything else that requires System Rights: i.e. "SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_CDFS"

System Requirements: Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Windows Server 2000-2008
Portable: Yes
Stealth: Yes
Writes settings to: None
Requirements: Admin. Rights

Download RunAsSystem 1.0 zip archive
Size: 123 Kb
Date: 4/1/2009

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Re: Run As System

#2 Post by m^(2) » Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:47 am

Magibon wrote:* I use this tool to delete legacy drivers or anything else that requires System Rights: i.e. "SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_CDFS"
In such cases I grant myself the needed rights. :)

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Re: Run As System

#3 Post by Magibon » Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:54 pm

m^(2) wrote:
Magibon wrote:* I use this tool to delete legacy drivers or anything else that requires System Rights: i.e. "SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_CDFS"
In such cases I grant myself the needed rights. :)

do you mind sharing with us how you do it?

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Re: Run As System

#4 Post by m^(2) » Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:39 am

Magibon wrote:
m^(2) wrote:
Magibon wrote:* I use this tool to delete legacy drivers or anything else that requires System Rights: i.e. "SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_CDFS"
In such cases I grant myself the needed rights. :)

do you mind sharing with us how you do it?
RClick->Properties->Security->Add->...

That's on XP x64.

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Re: Run As System

#5 Post by I am Baas » Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:59 pm

I use PsExec to delete legacy drivers.
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Re: Run As System

#6 Post by Magibon » Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:42 am

m^(2) wrote:In such cases I grant myself the needed rights. :)
magibon wrote:do you mind sharing with us how you do it?
m^(2) wrote:RClick->Properties->Security->Add->...

That's on XP x64.

doesn't work.. i get error:

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i knew there was a reason why i used "Run As System".
you may be confusing "Admin" Rights with "System".
Admin rights is elementary...

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Re: Run As System

#7 Post by m^(2) » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:51 am

Well, sucks to use Vista. :P

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Re: Run As System

#8 Post by webfork » Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:09 pm

Old thread update:

You can use PsExec (discussed here) to run this operation in Windows 10.

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Alternatively, the new website for the above download is https://apreltech.com/Blog/Run_as_system ... archive.org link for the page Magibon was pointing to: https://web.archive.org/web/20131028083 ... Tools.aspx ... I have not tested it on Win10.

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Re: Run As System

#9 Post by Midas » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:34 pm

webfork wrote:The new website for the above download is https://apreltech.com/Blog/Run_as_system ...

FTR...

In this article I describe a way to run a program as a SYSTEM user. The Local System user account is a built-in account that has full access to the computer. The SYSTEM account is more powerful than the Administrator account because have access to the NT Kernel.
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RunAsSystem last release (v1.1, dated 2016-11-02?) can be downloaded from the blog page above.

As the page serves RAS executable directly, hasn't been updated in a while and the file has no icon, here's the link for Virustotal's analysis (2/73):

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/085 ... /detection


Note: there's an earlier repo for an utility with the same name at https://runassystem.sourceforge.io/.

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