Giving Administrator Rights to LabVIEW Executable

Updated Sep 21, 2021


Operating System

  • Windows


  • LabVIEW Executable, already built

In this article will be discussed how to set running mode of the LabVIEW executable to Run as Administrator.
This is useful if you are a developer and want to give to your application administrator privileges on the deployment PC.
To accomplish the task you need to have administrator rights on the deployment PC.

1. Right-click on executable and select Properties.


2. Go to Security tab and click on Advanced


3. Click Change next to Owner.


4. Click Advanced.  


5. Click Find Now.


6. Click Administrator in the Search results.


7. Click OK several times until you are on Properties again.

Now the application should be able to run with admin rights.