Run as Different User in Windows 8


In all previous version of Windows you could simply click on Shift + Right-click but on Windows 8 and 8.1 that is no longer the case.

To enable this in Windows 8

Bring up the run box and type in gpedit.msc


Now drill down to:

User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar


In the right panel look for Show “Run as different user” command on Start

It will say Not Configured.  Double click on Show “Run as different user” command on Start and click Enabled



Close the Windows and open up elevated command pormpt and run gpupdate/force

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