How to start any program as administrator
This document applies to any application in the Windows 10 environment.
By default, even if the user logging on to a computer is an administrator, Windows does not allow applications these same privileges. Applications must explicitly be allowed to run with admin privileges.
- Locate and right-click on the executable icon. (usually ends with .exe)
- Choose Properties
- Select the Compatibility tab
- Check the box that says, "Run this program as an administrator"
- Click Ok