In a previous post, “Data Studio – Error – ‘configuration\org.eclipse.osgi.manager.fileTableLock (Access is denied.)’ ”, spoke of the need to run an application as an Administrator.
That post is here.
Always “Run As An Administrator“
Let us see what it will take to always run an Application as an Administrator.
Googled on our title and found a very worthy post.
It is by “Sarah Jacobsson Purewal” and it is titled “Always run a program in administrator mode in Windows 10” as our guide.
That post is here.
- Identify Application Launcher
- Review Application Launcher
- Review Application’s folder and binary name
- Change Application’s compatibility mode
- Change “Run as an Administrator” mode for all users
Identify Application Launcher
Search for Application
In Windows Desktop, please search for the Application.
In our case “IBM Data Studio“.
Open file Location
Please right click on the app and the drop-down menu appears.
From the drop-down menu, please choose “Open File Location“.
Review Application Launcher
Start Menu \ Programs \ [Application]
Here is what the start menu for our application looks like.
Start Menu \ Programs \ [Application] \ [shortcut]
Let us access the short cut that we want to dig into.
Data Studio 18.104.22.168 Client
We selected the shortcut and right clicked on it.
Here is what our drop-down looks like.
Shortcut – Image
- Target :- “E:\Program Files\IBM\DS4.1.3\eclipse.exe” -product com.ibm.datastudio.consolidated.product.ide
- Start In :- “E:\Program Files\IBM\DS4.1.3”
Application’s compatibility mode
Our application’s full name is “E:\Program Files\IBM\DS4.1.3\eclipse.exe”.
Let us go set its compatibility mode.
Using Windows Explorer, we accessed our application’s folder, E:\Program Files\IBM\DS4.1.3\.
Windows Explorer – Application
We selected our application and right clicked on it.
Properties – Tab – General
Here is the initial tab when the Properties for an Application is accessed.
Properties – Tab – Compatibility
Please access the Compatibility tab.
Please click on the “Change Setting for all users” button.
Properties – Tab – Compatibility – Change Settings for all users
Here is what the “Change Settings for all users” window look like.
Please make the changes identified below:
- Run this program as an Administrator
Here is a screen that reflects our change.
Dedicated to Sarah Jacobsson Purewal.