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Better elevation script for powershell
#
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#
#=========================================================================
# ELEVATE-THIS-SCRIPT
#=========================================================================
If (-Not ([Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal] [Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).IsInRole([Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole] "Administrator")) {
Start-Process -wait -FilePath PowerShell.exe -windowstyle hidden -Verb Runas -WorkingDirectory (pwd) -ArgumentList $(@($MyInvocation.Line.Replace($MyInvocation.InvocationName, $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) ,"$($MyInvocation.InvocationName) $args")[$MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition -ne ""]) ; return
}
# actual script requirng elevation goes here.
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