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Open a EXE as Administrator like in Windows

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DanielRD Monday 16 April 2012 at 1:21


I only have a simple question:

How I can open a EXE as Administrator like in Windows with PlayOnLinux? :incertain:

I've also tried it with WINE directly

I'm using PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu 11.10 and Wine 1.4 without errors.

Thanks for the help

PD: Sorry for my English, I'm Spanish :D

Edited by DanielRD

petch Tuesday 17 April 2012 at 15:06


Wine doesn't implement separate user privileges, as the FAQ says (,
"As far as Windows programs are concerned, you are running with administrator privileges. If an application complains about a lack of administrator privileges, file a bug; running Wine as root probably won't help."
DanielRD Friday 20 April 2012 at 13:56

I know it, but i thought that in POL was a way to do it.

OH NO! I don't want to use Windows :cry:

..........FOR NOW :sunglasses:

Thanks for responding, goodbye.
petch Friday 20 April 2012 at 19:11

If it doesn't make any sense in Wine, it doesn't make any sense in POL.
But, you said nothing about what you tried to achieve...
scottymiller9 Sunday 29 January 2017 at 23:45

In certain games(like league), there is a separate .admin launcher.  I couldn't run it, but then I right clicked it in playonlinux, pressed open application directory, and then double clicked lol.client.admin or whatever and it worked!  hope this helps :)