Run a Program as a Different User in Windows 10

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Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to run a program as a different user in Windows 10. If we double-click any of the programs, we will launch them. They will be launched by the current user with which we are logged in. We can change this.

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    We simply press and hold the "Shift" key and right-click a program
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    Now, we need to click "Run as different user"
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    Then, we simply have to type the user name and password
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    Then, we click "OK"
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    In this case, we don't have an extra account set up on this computer. If we have an extra account, we can log in with it and press "OK" in this window. The program will be launched by the user.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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