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TimeSnapper v3.9.0.3 does not capture capture apps launched as Administrator

I've recently updated TimeSnapper and noticed today that v3.9.0.3 does not capture capture Visual Studio when ran as Administrator.

I've sent screenshots to support@timesnapper.com on 8/09/2015

(Running Windows 10 with a triple monitor setup)

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  • Kobus Smit commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi Jonathan

    I now also run the latest TimeSnapper as Administrator.

    First remove TimeSnapper from Window startup (SysInternals Autoruns works nicely for that)

    Then use Windows Task Scheduler to create a new basic task to start TimeSnapper.exe "when I log on"

    After that right click Properties on the task en check "Run with highest privileges"

    I'm also using the above method for these other apps:
    ArsClip
    AutoHotkey
    GreenShot
    SysInternals Process Explorer

  • Jonathan Schneider commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Now, if anyone knows a straightforward way to get Timesnapper to run as administrator when Windows starts, I'd be grateful if you'd share!

  • Jonathan Schneider commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Workaround: TimeSnapper DOES seems to capture Visual Studio (running as administrator) correctly when TimeSnapper is itself launched to run as administrator.

  • Jonathan Schneider commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I noticed this today, too.

    Kobus Smit mentioned that he was able to get this working by going back to a previous TimeSnapper version?

    Anyone know a specific version number that works? (I'd rather not have to figure it out by trial and error!)

  • Kobus Smit commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yep that is unfortunately so :-(

    I had to downgrade to the previous version...

    Wish they'd open source it.

  • rjean99 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    me too; I noticed this was fixed for Vista back in 2008. I'm running Windows 7 x64 with 2 monitors

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