Sometimes, as an administrator, you want to run a program as a different user. The reasons may be that you want the program to save the settings in that users profile or you may want to install a program only for that user etc. Here is how you can run a program as a different user :
- Hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and right click on a program file or a shortcut to a program.
- From the right-click context menu, choose Run as different user as shown :
- You will be shown a window in which you have to enter a user name and the associated password.
- Enter the proper credentials of any user and click OK. You will see that the selected programs runs with that user’s credentials.