Windows 7: Opening the Command Prompt as Administrator


Open the Command Prompt with Administrative Privileges

1. Click the Start icon and click in the Search box.

windows start menu


2.  Type cmd into the search box.  You will see the cmd (Command Prompt) in the search window.

cmd search result


3. Hover the mouse over the cmd program and right-click.

4. Select "Run as administrator".                        

cmd icon right-clicked.


Q: What if cmd does not appear when I search for it?
A: Type: “c:\windows\system32” in the Search box, and press the Enter key.
 

Related Information

Referenced from: Microsoft.com 

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