Windows 8.1: Opening the Command Prompt as Administrator


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To Open the Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8.1:

1. Go to Windows 8.1 UI by pushing the Windows key on the keyboard.                        

Start menu


2. Type cmd on the keyboard, which will bring up the Windows 8.1 search.

Windows 8 "cmd" search


3. Right click on the Command Prompt app. 

Command prompt icon


4. Click the "Run as administrator" button at the bottom of the screen.

Run as administrator icon


5. Click Yes if the Windows 8.1 User Account Control prompt is displayed.

User Account Control


6. Command Prompt should now open. If you do not see it, press the Windows key again and then select Desktop from the main screen.

Start menu

 

Referenced from: www.eightforums.com

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