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Windows 10 Elevated Command Prompt

How to open an elevated (or run as administrator) command prompt.
By Creaky · Nov 1, 2015 · Updated Nov 1, 2015 ·
  1. Creaky
    There are many command line tools that may be useful to Windows 10 users, but quite often these will need administrative permission to run. Even if you are logged in as an admin, you will need to open an elevated command prompt to perform these tasks.

    To begin, right-click the Start Menu and the click Command Prompt (Admin):


    You'll then be prompted to allow the application to make changes to the PC. Click Yes:


    All done! You'll now see the Administrator: Command Prompt window where you can perform elevated operations:


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