Saturday, August 29, 2015

Visual Studio as administrator

                          Running visual studio as administrator.

Have you wondered why do we need to run visual studio as administrator? 

Here are some good reasons when we need to run visual studio as administrator

  • Installing visual studio
  • Upgrading from trial edition
  • Using post-build events that register a component
  • Debugging applications that run under as different user account such as web sites
  • Debugging applications that run with elevated permissions
  • Using emulator to debug cloud service product for windows azure
  • Profiling an application
  • Deploying a web application to IIS on a local computer
You can find more information in this MSDN article

How do we run visual studio as administrator?
In the start menu, right click the shortcut for VS and run as administrator.

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