Run Any Application as Administrator Through the Windows Context Menu

By Lowell Heddings on August 18th, 2010

If you’ve ever wanted to adjust the context menu for a file so that you can launch the application as administrator with another utility, here’s the quick registry hack that you can use to do so.

The Winhelponline blog covers the manual registry hackā€”just remember that editing your registry should be done with lots of caution.

How to Run a Program Elevated via the Right-Click Menu in Windows 7/Vista? [The Winhelponline Blog]

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/18/10
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