When you're not allowed administrative rights on your computer with your standard account you often need to run certain programs under another account. This works fine, with a simple right click and choosing Run As... (even for MSI-files).
But for some reason the Explorer.exe cannot be started this way. This is how to make it work:
- Create a .bat-file on your desktop (or where you want it)
- Enter the following line into it:
runas /user:[your domain]\[your account] "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
- Save the bat-file
- Double-click the bat-file and provide the password for your account when asked
- This will start Internet Explorer. Enter C:\ as the URL
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