How to Open Notepad As Administrator Windows 11

run notepad as administrator windows 11

When saving a document with NotePad, does the following message appear?: «You do not have permission to save to this location. Please contact the administrator for permission» . To eliminate this error message you must open Notepad as an administrator in Windows 11 but… is it done? Don’t worry, throughout this article we will teach you 3 different ways to do it.

Open Notepad As Administrator From Start Menu In Windows 11 2022

The first way to open NotePad as Administrator in Windows 11 would be from the system’s Start menu, for this you just have to follow these steps:

  1. We go to the search icon on the taskbar .
  2. In the search engine we write «Notepad» .
  3. We select the best match with the right mouse button.
  4. We click on “Run as Administrator” .
Run notepad as Administrator.

How to Run Notepad in Administrator in Context Menu of Windows 11 2022

Another way to run NotePad as Admin would be from the Windows 11 system registry, to do so, the first thing we must do is take out “Run” by pressing the following key combination :

  • Windows + R.

Once “Run” appears, we will write “Regedit.EXE” (without quotes) and click “OK” .

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With this we will enter the “Registry Editor” in which we must follow these steps:

  1. We will go to the following location “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell” .
  2. We enter the “Shell” folder .
  3. Right-click and hit “New” .
  4. We select the “Key” section and create a folder called “Notepad” .
Notepad context menu.
  1. We will enter the directory that we just created.
  2. We double click on “Default” .
  3. In «Value Information» we write «Open with Notepad Administrator» .
  4. We give «Accept» .
  1. We press «Notepad» by right clicking on the mouse.
  2. We select “New” .
  3. We select «Key» and create a new folder called «Command» .
admin notepad.
  1. We enter the new directory.
  2. We double click on “Default” .
  3. In “Value Information” we write  “notepad %1” (without quotes).
  4. We give “Accept”.
  1. Select a text file with the right mouse button.
  2. The option to run as administrator will appear in the context menu .

How to Open NotePad As Administrator With a Shortcut in Windows 11 Easy and Fast 2022

Another way to access Notepad as an administrator in Win 11 would be through a direct access, to achieve this we just have to follow the steps that I indicate below:

  1. We press the right button of the mouse placing the cursor on the desktop, in the contextual menu that opens we click on «New» .
  2. In the submenu we select «Direct Access».
win 11 shortcut

On the next screen we must follow these instructions:

  1. %windir%\system32\notepad.exe
  2. We give «Next» .
notepad shortcut.
  1. Now we select a text file with the right mouse button.
  2. We enter “Properties” .
Notepad properties.
  1. Select “Advanced Options” .
  2. In the next window we will mark the “Run as Administrator” box .
NotePad Manager shortcut.

If you have any questions you can always leave a comment and I will try to answer if it gives me space. I remind you that your support is appreciated, so you would do me a huge favor if you share this tutorial with other people through your social networks. Thank you!