Run As Administrator Keyboard Shortcut

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.


imageYou 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:


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and then left-click as normal.  Voila, you’re now running as administrator!