21. October 2011
Misc , Windows
Really short and sweet this one, but a very handy tip nonetheless, and something I simply did not know about until a couple of days ago.
You may be aware that you can run a given program with escalated privileges with the “Run As Administrator” command on the Windows Explorer Context Menu, invoked with the Right-Mouse button and as shown in the picture on the right, but did you know you can achieve the same thing with a keyboard shortcut ?
It’s really simple. Prior to clicking on the program link or shortcut, simply hold down:
and then left-click as normal. Voila, you’re now running as administrator!