How to run computer management tool as administrator
Computer Management is an administrative tool included with
Windows. The Computer Management console contains numerous
standalone tools and utilities, including Task Scheduler, Device
Manager, Disk Management and Services, that can be used to
modify Windows settings and performance. Some tools in Computer
Management require administrative access in order to run
properly such as Device Manager.
1. Open the Start screen (Windows 8, 10) or Start menu (Windows
7) and type "compmgmt.msc" into the screen or menu. The Windows
search function will open as soon as you begin typing; select
the "Settings" option on the right side if you're using Windows
2. Right-click the program that appears in the results list and
select "Run as administrator" from the context menu. Enter an
administrative username and password, if prompted.
3. Select the desired tool or utility from the Computer
Management window -- such as "Device Manager", "Disk
Management", or "Performance" -- to run it as an administrator.