Run applications as administrator by default in Windows 10

If a search lead you here, and you want to always run a specific application as administrator even when launching its associated file type, you have to use the registry. Those compatibility tabs on properties are no longer available in windows 10.

Create a new registry key in one of these existing keys,
for current account only:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers

for all users:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers

Create a new key, the name of the new key should be the path to the application you want to always launch elevated, the value of this key should be

Outlook 2010 on Windows XP CompareStringOrdinal KERNEL32.dll error

Try to start the program i get this error: “The procedure entry point CompareStringOrdinal could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll”.


Please uninstall the security update for Outlook 2010 – KB4011273 (January 9, 2018).  B4011273 should be listed under Control panel > Add or remove programs.  Make sure Show updates is checked (Windows XP).