Sets an EXE to run as Administrator. Usage: SetExeToRunAsAdmin.ps1 -Path <exe path> (-CurrentUser | -AllUsers)

Alternatively you can use the -UnsetInstead parameter to unset the exe to run as administrator.

Installation Options

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Install-Script -Name SetExeToRunAsAdmin -RequiredVersion 0.0.6

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Package Details


  • asherto


PowerShell Windows exe set run remove unset administrator add compatibility admin




This script has no dependencies.

Release Notes

[Version 0.0.1] - Initial Release.
[Version 0.0.2] - Fixed example.
[Version 0.0.3] - Added option to unset the exe to run as administrator and refactored function code.
[Version 0.0.4] - Fixed bug in version specification and improved examples.
[Version 0.0.5] - Added project link and improved tags.
[Version 0.0.6] - Fixed version specification.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.2.0 80 6/17/2023
1.1 7 6/17/2023
1.0 6 6/17/2023
0.0.8 65 9/3/2022
0.0.7 11 9/3/2022
0.0.6 (current version) 11 9/3/2022
0.0.4 10 9/3/2022
0.0.3 12 9/3/2022
0.0.2 38 7/6/2022
0.0.1 12 7/6/2022
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