How do I get Visual Studio to always run as Administrator?

2017-01-10

Have you yet again forgotten to start Visual Studio as administrator when you need to debug you web application (running under IIS)

Here is a quick guide to always start Visual Studio as administrator

  • Select “Troubleshoot program”
  • Select “The program requires additional permissions”
  • Click “Next”
  • Click “Test the program…”
  • Wait for Visual Studio to launch
  • Click “Next”
  • Select “Yes, save these settings for this program”
  • Click “Close”
  • Smile with joy :)