Run File Explorer with admin privileges in W11
Typical use of file explorer will probably not need any kind of elevated privileges, but from time to time you might encounter some tasks that will require administrator rights in order to perform them. If this is the case you will need to run file explorer with these rights but inside Windows 11 that is somewhat hidden and not 1 click away.
How this is the case we have decided to put a little tutorial on how to accomplish this very task and run file explorer with administrator privileges.
Open File Explorer via EXE file
- Open File Explorer typically
- Navigate to This PC > Windows (C:) > Windows
- Locate file explorer application
- Right-click on it and select Run as Administrator
- Run File Explorer
A new instance of file explorer will pop with elevated administrator privileges.
Run it as an administrator using the Task Manager
- Open the Task Manager ( CTRL + SHIFT + ESC )
- Click on More details (at the bottom)
- After the task manager expands click on the File tab
- Click on Run New Task
- Type in explorer.exe and check the box next to it that says Create this task with administrative privileges
- Click on OK
File Explorer will now run as administrator.
Congratulations, you have just run File Explorer with administrator privileges in Windows 11 all by yourself. If you would like to read more helpful articles and tips about various software and hardware visit errortools.com daily.
Now that’s how you run File Explorer with the administrator privileges in Windows 11 on a computer. On the other hand, if your computer is going through some system-related issues that have to get fixed, there is a one-click solution known as Restoro you could check out to resolve them.
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