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How do I prevent splunk from launching a separate cmd window on windows 7 (and others?)

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Everytime I run a splunk command on windows 7, the command runs in a separate window and closes before I can see what happened. I tried " > out.txt" but that doesn't capture anything. Is there a windows or splunk setting i can use to disabled this?

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Re: How do I prevent splunk from launching a separate cmd window on windows 7 (and others?)

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I believe this is a UAC issue/setting. When UAC is left for default, the command prompt runs by default as a regular user, not an elevated/admin user. When you run the command prompt by right clicking it and selecting Run As Administrator, this will suppress the behavior you're seeing.

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Re: How do I prevent splunk from launching a separate cmd window on windows 7 (and others?)

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That worked. I had UAC turned off and my account has administrator rights but this did fix my problem. Thanks

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