Miscellaneous Tweaks - Temporary Administrative Permissions

Many programs require administrative rights to be able to install. Here is an easy way to temporarily assign yourself Administrative permissions while you remain logged in as a normal user:

  1. Hold down the Shift key (might not be necessary on Win2k3) and right-click on the program, or the setup file.
  2. Click "Run as"
  3. Type in a username and password that have Administrative permissions.

Note: This will also work for applications in the Start menu.



Lex van der Horst

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