Yann's Essentials - Restart Visual Studio
Download this extension from the VS Gallery , or get the CI build.
The easiest and simplest way of restarting Visual Studio (both normal and as admin).
See the changelog for changes and the roadmap for the future.
Restart Visual Studio
To restart Visual Studio without this extension, you would have to:
To restart Visual Studio using this extension:
Visual Studio restarts and you'll find yourself with the same solution that you were previously working on opened for you automatically.
One thing to note is that clicking Restart Visual Studio will restart in whichever mode it's in when you clicked it. So if you're currently runningAs Admin, clicking this button will not return you to running in Normal mode.
Restart Visual Studio As Admin
To restart Visual Studio as administrator without this extension, you would have to:
To restart Visual Studio as administrator using this extension:
Visual Studio restarts (as admin) and you'll find yourself with the same solution that you were previously working on opened for you automatically.
Restart Visual Studio As Admin will always restart inAs Admin mode, whether you were already running in As Admin mode orNormal mode.
Check out the contribution guidelines if you want to contribute to this project.
For cloning and building this project yourself, make sure to install the Extensibility Tools 2015 extension for Visual Studio which enables some features used by this project.