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Need help running a batch file as admin

I am trying to run a batch file as local system that uninstall previous Revu versions. I ran it both as a batch file and and also tried uploading it as a dependency. Tried to run it as System, Logged in user, with admin credentials. The batch file gets copied to the system but fails to run.. But if I go to the file and run it as an admin, it runs.


What am I missing or how can I run it as admin?


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  • Hi,
    What's the error message? - egiberne 4 months ago

Answers (2)

Posted by: ewoywood 2 months ago
White Belt
0

Try using double percent symbol for every variable.

I remember when we put a Bat in a script (not as dependency file,  as a part of a task), we'd need to do this.


( i don't know why, but when whe create a new script, the option "run a batch file" isn't available.

Y7jGU8iG7qAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC

)

First, we copy an existent script  that run a batch file, and then paste the entire batch code in the script

x+6jp04c+N6zwAAAABJRU5ErkJggg== OdBlTagzNkKgDi3aQgACEIAABAZGACEwsIAyHQhAAAIQgEAdAgiBOrRoCwEIQAACEBgYAYTAwALKdCAAAQhAAAJ1CCAE6tCiLQQgAAEIQGBgBBACAwso04EABCAAAQjUIXAPv2rSn181IRbEghwgB8gBcqDtHLjno48+Ej4wIAfIAXKAHCAHxpkDCAGEEEKQHCAHyAFyYMQ58P8BosKyLq4YtkoAAAAASUVORK5CYII=

Save and try.

Option 2
kAAAAASUVORK5CYII=



 

Posted by: rileyz 4 months ago
Red Belt
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Are you using variables that expand that path in the batch file? When running as SYSTEM, not all varibles are available to the batch environment. Test it with a hard path.

Also, test the batch with psexec. This allows you to test as SYSTEM.

the command is psexec -s -i cmd

you need to get it from systernals (ms download).


Comments:
  • I am not sure. But here is one of the commands in the batch file, its calling msiexec.exe

    REM Uninstall Bluebeam Revu 19.0.5 x64:
    SET GUID={59C37150-DACB-42B2-8AD7-ADC59F9FDBEA}
    REG QUERY %UNINSTALLKEY%\%GUID%>nul 2>nul
    IF "%ERRORLEVEL%"=="0" msiexec.exe /x %GUID% /qn

    If I have to use psexec, wouldn't I have to put that on all the systems I am trying to run the batch on? - bozadmin 4 months ago
 
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