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How to auto elevate a batch file to run it as administrator

How to auto elevate a batch file to run it as administrator

Sometimes you need to create a batch file which includes commands that require elevated rights. Due to the UAC function included in Windows since Windows Vista, when start a batch file, it opens without the required access rights unless you right click it and select "Run as Administrator" from the context menu. Here is how you can create a batch file which will auto elevate itself.