Always Run Programs as Administrator in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to run programs as an administrator on a Windows 8 computer. For this tutorial, We have "Calculator" on our desktop, and we need to run this as an administrator.

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    To run it as an administrator, we need to right-click on the icon and select "Run as administrator"
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    It will be launched as an administrator user.
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    We can set it to always run as administrator by right-clicking on the icon and clicking "Properties"
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    When the window opens, we need to click "Advanced"
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    Check the "Run as administrator" box
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    Click "OK"
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    Click "OK" again
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    If we double click the calculator, it will always open as administrator
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to run programs as administrator on a Windows 8 computer
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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