Using RUNAS from the Start Menu

This tip provides a useful RUNAS shortcut for programs that require admin privileges.

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To quickly use RUNAS from the Start > Programs Group, hold down the shift button and right click on the program that needs admin privileges (i.e. Disk Defragmenter).

You will then be prompted for your username, password and domain.

This was first published in September 2002

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