Easily Run Command Prompt As An Administrator

Running Command Prompt as an administrator can be done easily in Windows. Here’s how you can do it:

1. Using Start Menu Search:

Click on the Start menu.
Type “cmd” into the search bar.
Right-click on “Command Prompt” in the search results.
Select “Run as administrator” from the context menu.

Command Prompt run as administrator

2. Using Run Dialog:

Press Win + R to open the Run dialog.
Type “cmd” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter.
This will open Command Prompt as an administrator.

3. Using Taskbar:

Right-click on the Command Prompt icon in the taskbar.
If Command Prompt is already pinned to the taskbar, you might need to right-click on the pinned icon again within the context menu.
Select “Run as administrator” from the options.

4. Using File Explorer:

Navigate to C:\Windows\System32 in File Explorer.
Find cmd.exe.
Right-click on cmd.exe.
Choose “Run as administrator” from the context menu.

5. Using PowerShell:

You can also open an elevated Command Prompt from PowerShell.
Open PowerShell as administrator (using one of the methods above).
Type cmd and press Enter.

Any of these methods should launch Command Prompt with administrative privileges, allowing you to execute commands that require elevated permissions.

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