properties: general tab > advanced > run as admin vs compatibility tab > run as admin

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by doubtfire, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. doubtfire

    doubtfire MDL Junior Member

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    Is there a difference between these two similar options?

    I'll provide screenshots if you dont know what I mean.
     
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  2. PhaseDoubt

    PhaseDoubt MDL Expert

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    You could just try each and see. My money is on Run as Admin is Run as Admin regardless of the path you take to get to it assuming both actions are trying to get you the same end result.
     
  3. pisthai

    pisthai Imperfect Human

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    Using the Run as administrator via Compatibility Tab, lets you set the use of specific Files/Apps permanently to run as Admin, which is sometimes an advantage.
     
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