Taskbar - Easiest way to run Visual Studio (devenv.exe) as administrator

What's the easiest way to add a shortcut to a Windows 8 taskbar that launches Visual Studio 2013 Community as an administrator?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Perter Ritchie documented how to do it the proper way: http://blog.peterritchie.com/?p=821

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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
Unless you are developing and application designed for an administrator, I would advice against doing that as a standard. The fact is that when you run VS as an administrator, the applications that you run, test and debug from VS are also ran with administrator privileges, and you do not see how they would behave for a normal user.

I thus prefer to run it as a regular user, and run it as administrator only when needed, such as when publishing a ClickOnce deployment to my sever that requires me to be administrator. This is easily done by a right click on the VS icon in the TaskBar.
Prakash SamariyaIT ProfessionalCommented:
You can using following easy steps
1. Right click on VS shortcuts
2. Select "Property", it will show Shortcut property dialog box
3. Click on "Advanced..." button
4. Select check box "Run as administrator", and press OK, and again OK

That's it. Now every time when you click on shortcut, it will always open as (administrator)!!
jdanaAuthor Commented:
Eric - Your suggestion worked perfectly.
Jacques - A valid warning, thanks.
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