RunAs Command to Run a Script Under Alternate User Credentials This topic contains 1 reply, has 1 voice, and was last updated by H Man 2 years, 3 months ago. Author Posts September 15, 2015 at 5:22 pm #29787 H ManParticipant I use a batch file to run a powershell script for my non-Tech co-workers. I need to run this script with alt creds so it will install a piece of software. I know its not best but I dont care if the password is in clear text in the script. any help would be greatly appreciated! hears my batch file to kick off the ps script: @ECHO OFF SET ThisScriptsDirectory=%~dp0 SET PowerShellScriptPath=%ThisScriptsDirectory%MyScript.ps1 PowerShell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command 'Start-Process PowerShell -ArgumentList '-NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File ""%PowerShellScriptPath%""' -Verb RunAs' thank again September 15, 2015 at 5:24 pm #29788 H ManParticipant I was looking to use this in my powershell script to use the alt creds $Username = "PC01\user1" $Password = 'P@ssword' $PasswordSS = ConvertTo-SecureString -String $Password -AsPlainText -Force $Creds = New-Object -Typename System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -Argumentlist $Username,$PasswordSS Start-Process powershell.exe -Credential $Creds -NoNewWindow -ArgumentList "Start-Process powershell.exe -Verb runAs" #enter code here It does open a new admin window but executes the code in the cmd.exe that is opened by the batch file. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.