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Create Elevated Shortcut without UAC prompt in Windows 11

When you open an application file with Run as administrator, you will get a UAC prompt by default for approval before the app is allowed to run with elevated rights.

In addition, Windows will not allow elevated apps to run at startup by default.

If you want to run an app as administrator (elevated) without getting a UAC prompt or at startup, then you can create an elevated task to run the application as a workaround to do so.

This tutorial will show you how to create a shortcut of an elevated task to run an app as administrator without getting a UAC prompt in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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