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How to run a program in Vista with administrator rights

How to run a program in Windows Vista with administrator rights: Typically when you launch a program that requires administrative rights in Windows Vista, you are prompted for administrator credentials to continue. Sometimes, programs that were designed for older systems such as Windows XP may not even run or could be limited in functionality if they are not launched with administrator rights. In the following tutorial, I'll cover the process of launching a program with administrator credentials. In addition I'll show you how to make it so that programs are automatically launched with administrator rights and how to ensure that they run compatible with Vista if the program was produced for an older version of Windows.

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Disabling Windows XP CD DVD AutoPlay feature

Windows Media Player always opens when I insert a CD. By default, Windows XP is configured to automatically detect what a user wants to do with a CD or DVD once it is inserted. This feature is called AutoPlay. For example, Windows might try to launch it's Media Player once a CD is inserted into the CD drive. Some users might find the AutoPlay feature annoying and want to change or disable it. The following tutorial explains how to edit or disable this option.

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