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How to run MapInfo Professional as an Administrator

UPDATED: April 21, 2017


1) use Windows Explorer to navigate to the MapInfo Professional folder, called "Professional" by default.
The default PATH for 32 bit versions is :
C:\Program Files (x86)\MapInfo\Professional
For 64-bit versions, the path is
C:\Program Files\MapInfo\Professional
2) in that Professional folder, right-click on the application file "MapInfow.exe"
and click on the "Properties".
For 64-bit versions, the file is named "MapInfoPro.exe"
3) at Properties dialog, go to the "compatibility" tab and at bottom of that tab
place a check in the "run this program as an Adminstrator" checkbox and click OK thru the dialogs.

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4) Now whenever you launch Pro from any short-cut, it will  "run as an Administrator"

Note: for some user's, they will need to engage their IT dept. to make this change.

You can make this change for any program's executable....

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