Elevated Command Prompt


  1. Posts : 35
    Windows 10
       #1

    Elevated Command Prompt


    I can't figure out how to get an elevated command prompt, especially as a shortcut on the desktop. When I follow the generic directions (or even use Windows Run in Start Menu), the only option is Run but without Admin permission.
    When I try to create a new task in Task Manager ("cmd") there is no check box to run as Admin so the command prompt I get is without Admin privileges. You would think Windows would ask for my Admin password at this point.
    The issue seems to be that I am usually signed in as a Standard account, not as Admin account. Most apps (like Create a Restore Point) ask for Admin password.


    Win 10 Pro 64-bit 22H2.

    Thanks,
    Johanna
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  2. Posts : 69,399
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello Johanna,

    Hope the tutorial below may help.

    Create Elevated Command Prompt Shortcut in Windows 10
      My Computers


  3. Posts : 35
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Brink, this worked fantastically well. Thanks for the superb support.
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 69,399
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    You're most welcome.
      My Computers


 

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