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How to Run a Program as Administrator on Windows 8.1

Some programs may require administrative rights to run properly on your computer. In this article we will show you how to launch a program in administrator mode on Windows 8.1.


How to Run a Program as Administrator on Windows 8.1

From the Desktop:
  • To launch a program as administrator from the desktop:
  • Right-click on the program's icon > Run as administrator:


From the StartScreen:
  • Search for the application >Right-click > Run as administrator.

You can also configure a program to run as administrator by default:
  • Right-click on the program's icon > Properties
  • Go to the Security tab and check "Run this program as an administrator".



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