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How do I run a VBS script as administrator?

How do I run a VBS script as administrator?

Add Run as administrator context menu item to VBS files

  1. Open Registry Editor.
  2. Go to the following Registry key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VBSFile\shell.
  3. Create here a new subkey named “runas”.
  4. Under the runas subkey, create a new string value named HasLUAShield.
  5. Under the runas subkey, create a new subkey called “command”.

How do I run a batch file as administrator in VBScript?

If I am logged in as a user with admin rights, right click on the batch file and select “Run as Administrator” the batch works fine. Using the VBscript to elevate the rights, it installs the programs, but when it comes to creating the folder in Program files\Program data and Registry edits, it fails.

How do I run a high privilege in VBScript?

To run a script ‘As Admin’ (with elevated permissions) using VBscript can be done by running ShellExecute and setting the runas flag. This can be used to run an executable, or to run an entire script (batch file or VBScript) with elevated permissions.

How do I run a VBScript from command line?

To execute a query such as VBScript.vbs as a command-prompt application

  1. Open a command window and change the directory to the path of the script.
  2. Submit the query by entering, at the command-line prompt, cscript vbscript.vbs.

How to install and run Windows programs as administrator?

You can also run a program in administrator mode directly from Start Menu. Just find the program in Start Menu, press Ctrl + Shift keyboard keys and click on the program. This will open the program as an administrator. But you will always need to press Ctrl + Shift keys while opening the programs in admin mode. Always run all programs as administrator

How do I make a shortcut run as administrator?

Option One: To Run as Administrator using Keyboard Shortcut

  • Option Two: To Run as Administrator using Context Menu
  • Option Three: To Run as Administrator from Run Dialog
  • Option Four: To Run as Administrator with Task Scheduler
  • Option Five: To Run as Administrator in Start Menu
  • Option Six: To Run as Administrator in File Explorer Ribbon
  • How to run VBScript on Windows?

    To run VBScript file, follow these steps. I have tested on my Windows Server 2016 but it should run on other windows versions. Open PowerShell or command prompt with elevated privileges. Execute the following command: cscript <VBScript file name>. For example, to run hello.vbs, which is located in your current working directory: cscript hello.vbs.

    How to run computer management as an administrator?

    Log on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group.

  • Click Start,point to Administrative Tools,and then click Computer Management.
  • Expand Services and Applications,and then click Services.
  • In the right pane,right-click Secondary Logon,and then click Properties.
  • Click the General tab.