Everybody knows that you can right-click any application to launch it as administrator, but what you might not know is there’s an even quicker way you can trigger administrator mode.

The Guiding Tech blog points out that you can simply hold the Ctrl and Shift keys while double-clicking on any shortcut or application to launch it as administrator.

We’ve pointed out this trick before in our power user’s guide to the taskbar —since you can use this trick for pinned applications or taskbar buttons—but it should actually work anywhere in the shell. Of course, you’ll still be prompted to click through a permission prompt, but you can always disable UAC if you find it too annoying.

1c2a2c345737 08.jpg Use Ctrl+Shift+Click to Open Programs as Administrator in Windows 7

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Use Ctrl+Shift+Click to Open Programs as Administrator in Windows 7 [Windows 7]