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Call an executable in the context of a different user

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How do I call an executable in the context of a user other than the current login?
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you can use the 'runas' command.
from the command line type runas /? for more information

for example, the following command will open the notepad with user ben:
runas /user:ben@mydomain.com notepad
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You can also right-click on the item or a shortcut to the item while holding the [Shift] key and choose Run as from there.
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Perfect.  Thanks!
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