I want to run
regedit as a different user (i.e. to edit that user's registry entries).
So I've run
cmd as an Administrator, then did
runas /profile /savecred /user:OtherUserName regedit
It asks for my password but after I type it in, I get
RUNAS ERROR: Unable to run - regedit
740: The requested operation requires elevation.
I understand that
regedit has to be run as an administrator, but I am running the command prompt as administrator.
OtherUserName is an Administrator type user.
I'm guessing that even though I'm running for the current user as administrator, my acceptance of that doesn't pass over to
But this is something I am able to do in Windows 7 Embedded.
Group Policy - "Behavior of the elevation prompt for Administrators" - both
Prompt for Credentialsand
Elevate without Prompting
The upvoted answer here - Windows 10 pro, after anniversary update I can't use "runas administrator shortcut" anymore (
runas /profile /savecred /user:administrator "cmd.exe"first, but with the current username instead of