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Solving Windows 10 PRO running Active Directory as Domain Admin

This explains how to solve a problem if you logged in to the domain, via your computer, as a regular user, and then you need to run Active Directory with Administrator privileges as another user.

First open CMD.exe as Administrator.

Then type:

C:\WINDOWS\system32>runas /netonly /user:mydomain\carles.adm "mmc.exe dsa.msc /server=myserver.mydomain.com"

Assuming my regular user is: carles

And my Administrator user is: carles.adm