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 10 months ago

Answers (2)

Posted by: ewoywood 7 months ago
White Belt

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.



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


Save and try.

Option 2


Posted by: rileyz 10 months ago
Red Belt

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).

  • 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}
    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 10 months ago
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