PoshTip #57 – Always Run PowerShell As Administrator

Running PowerShell as Administrator is a very common task in your day-to-day tasks, so you must run the console as administrator on a regular basis. This task is boring but fortunately, you can save time by automating this part.

First step: Search For Powershell in Windows Search:

Second step: Right-click and select Properties

Next step: Click Advanced…

Finally, enable the « Run as administrator » checkbox and click OK

Now, when you open PowerShell from the search view, it will always run with administrator privileges.

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I work as a System Engineer, based in Switzerland with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 7 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers" and "Administering & Deploying SCCM" certified.