To start Visual COBOL as an administrator

Depending on the files you create or edit using Visual COBOL, you might need to start Visual COBOL as an administrator. To do this:

Windows 8.1
  1. From the Windows Start screen, right-click the Visual Studio 2019 tile.
  2. On the bottom of the page, click Run as administrator.
  3. If prompted, click Yes.
Windows 10 and Later
  1. From your Windows desktop, click Start and right-click Visual Studio 2019.
  2. On the context menu, click More > Run as administrator.