Welcome to MSFN

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.


Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
HarryTri

How to open Windows Explorer as administrator

1 post in this topic

I found the answer to this problem here, I write it here for anyone who may be interested.

I know this is an old thread, but in case someone else like me comes along later via search engine...

If you're running IE7 under WinXP, in order to run Windows Explorer with the runas command, it must be run as a separate process. A quick way to do this, without having to change your Folder Options settings, would be to run an instance of Explorer with the undocumented parameter /separate, like this:

runas /user:domain\username "explorer /separate"

...where domain is the domain name or local computer name of which username is a member.

Hope this helps.

Michael

With IE6 I could do the job, then with IE7 I couldn't (but I didn't know why). Obviously the same things that apply to IE7 apply to IE8 that I have now too.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.