Windows 10: Run a program as Administrator

In Windows 10 there are several ways to execute an application as Administrator. Here we will describe all of them.

Method 1 – Tablet modeĀ 

Tap the Windows Start menu or Apps screen , tap an hold the app icon for few seconds which you want to run as administrator. Now you can see application task-bar at the bottom of the screen , tap “Run as Administrator”. Now the application starts with admin power.

Windows 8 run as administrator

Run as Administrator using shortcut keys

Press “CTRL”+”SHIFT” keys and then click or tap on the application which you want to run with admin power. Now the application starts with admin power.

How to run a pinned program as administrator ?

Press “CTRL”+”SHIFT” key and click the pinned program, it will run as administrator.


Press “CTRL”+”SHIFT” key and right click the pinned program, then click Run as administrator.

Windows 8 Pinned program run as administrator