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I would like to use the runas tool to start a program as if someone [Shift]-[RightClick]ed a Link and choose "Run as different user" - is that possible?

runas.exe itself does not have matching parameter set for this use-case.

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  • Yes this is indeed possible. There are several questions on this very website that explain how to do it, most of course, point to the documentation for the runas ( superuser.com/questions/42537/…) command.
    – Ramhound
    Dec 3 '13 at 16:15
  • I was hoping there is some out of the box method to do so... but apparently that is not the case.
    – TGlatzer
    Dec 3 '13 at 16:44
  • What do you consider to be "out of the box" because a built-in command seems "out of the box" solution to me. Most people do not launch applications as another user.
    – Ramhound
    Dec 3 '13 at 17:02
  • So perhaps I missed something, but Shift-Rightclick opens a window asking me for credentials - runas will not do that.
    – TGlatzer
    Dec 4 '13 at 8:34

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