Launching Process Explorer elevated

Process Explorer is an excellent replacement for the default Windows Task Manager.  Process Explorer even automates this change via Options –> Replace Task Manager.  However, by default, this won’t launch Process Explorer elevated.  You can force it to run elevated by changing the registry (of course, the usual edit-the-registry-at-your-own-risk disclaimers apply). Under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File…

Windows: Run elevated shortcut

You can launch any item shown in the Windows Start menu elevated by highlighting the item and either right-clicking and choosing Run as Administrator, or hitting Ctrl-Shift-Enter.  Note that this does not work when launching items from the Run window (Win-R).