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Set up Launchbox exclusive OS/User Profile?

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Hi there. I'd like some discussion whether I could run launchbox on an exclusive User Profile or OS. The point here is that atm, I would have to launch it myself and it kinda takes away from the idea of having an immersive big box if you must launch it.

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5 minutes ago, Daethic said:

Hi there. I'd like some discussion whether I could run launchbox on an exclusive User Profile or OS. The point here is that atm, I would have to launch it myself and it kinda takes away from the idea of having an immersive big box if you must launch it.

You can add it to the startup folder in windows so that it launches at boot, you can do this with any program. Just google start program at boot.

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But can I have a separate user profile created just for this purpose that does not interfere with my main usage profile?

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8 minutes ago, Daethic said:

But can I have a separate user profile created just for this purpose that does not interfere with my main usage profile?

That i dont know, it's probably possible but i don't know how, google is your friend as always.

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Not quite, google is quite unfriendly. This question belongs on launchbox forums really as it's a specific issue which google isn't exactly fond of.

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that depends. if you have installed launchbox in your user profile (C:\users\*your profile*)  then yes, unless you give the other user account that will run launchbox rights to access that folder you will not be able to run the app. 

This is probably not the case. 

to my knowledge launchbox/bigbox wil not write data into your userprofile but will instead contain everything in it's own folder structure. 
if you encounter issues running LB/BB with a different user you should check if the user has rights to the folder. (right clck folder, check security and see if the user has read/write or full control priviliges on the folder where LB/BB resides)

in other words it should not be a problem, and if so you can fix it.
*edit*
this is about LB BB.. it is very possible that some emulators WILL write configs/saves into your profile.. some crappy emu's will even demand admin rights

Edited by Klopjero

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