How to run an application with administrator permissions in Windows

Sometimes, depending on what type of application is running or we want to install, Windows requires that the application have administrator permissions, permissions that allow you to access parts of the system necessary for its operation.

These types of applications, as a general rule, are usually related to team performance, so it is necessary to be very clear, which are the applications that really need administrator permissions to be able to function on our computer.

Administrator permissions

We can not only find third-party applications that require administrator permissions to function, since some native Windows applicationsThey also require these permissions to make internal changes to the system.

The CMD application, which allows us to access the command line, depending on what we want to do with it, sometimes requires that we give it administrator permissions. Fortunately, to allow this type of access, we don't have to do anything special, just right click on the application and click on Run as administrator.

Administrator permissions

Another simpler way is to search for it through Cortana's search box. Once we find it, in the box on the right, the Run as administrator option is displayed.

If an application requires that we always run it with administrator permission, we can access application options to set permanent permission, so that we do not have to open each time with the right mouse button and run it as administrator each time we need to use it on our computer.

The ability to run applications with administrator permissions available from Windows XP Through the same method, so you still have a computer managed by this version of Windows, the method to run an application as administrator is exactly the same as with Windows 10.


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