How to Open Elevated Command Prompt

 

                  The elevated command line, elevated command prompt or elevated mode is a mode introduced with Windows Vista that allows the user to execute commands with administrative privileges. By default, when opening the Windows command line in Windows, you will not have full rights and not all commands will work. This mode was created to help protect Windows users or programs being run on their computer from running commands that may compromise the computer. To perform some commands, you must run an elevated version of the command prompt. It is basically known as command prompt with Administrator.

To open the elevated command prompt :

1.  Click the Start button.
2.  In the search box, type cmd.
3.  Right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as Administrator. If done                       properly, the below User Account Control window will appear.
4.  Click Yes to run the Windows Command Prompt as Administrator.

       (OR)

1.  Click the Start button.
2.  In the search box, type cmd and then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter. If done                   properly, the Account Control window will appear.
3.  Click Yes to run the Windows Command Prompt as Administrator.

                      (OR)

        1.  For Windows 10, Right click on start button.                                                                 2.  Click  Command Prompt (Admin).                                                                                 3.  Click Yes to run the Windows Command Prompt as Administrator.

 

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