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runassystem (portable)


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 4/15/2017.

Run as System is a useful tool for testing computer startup scripts or to figure out the behavior of a program when run as the local SYSTEM account.

To install runassystem (portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install runassystem

To upgrade runassystem (portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade runassystem


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageArgs = @{
       packageName   = 'runassystem'
       FileFullPath  = Join-Path (Split-Path (Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)) 'runassystem.exe'
       Url           = ''
       CheckSum      = '085AD59BB8D32981EA590A7884DA55D4B0A3F5E89A9632530C0C8EF2F379E471'
       CheckSumType  = 'sha256'
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs
    $ShortcutArgs = @{
       ShortcutFilePath = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath('Desktop')) 'RunAsSystem.lnk'
       TargetPath       = $packageArgs.FileFullPath
       IconLocation     = Join-Path (Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) 'runassystem.ico'
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut @ShortcutArgs
  • tools\runassystem.ico

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • AprelTech


Copyright 2016, AprelTech


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