Windows 10: Launch Command Prompt as Administrator

To Launch Command Prompt as Administrator:

1. Click the Windows 10 Start Menu (hitting the Windows key on the keyboard if not already there).  

2. Type cmd on the keyboard which will bring up the Windows 10 search.

Command Prompt highlighted in the Windows Menu at the left side of the screen.


3. Right-click on the Command Prompt app. 

Command prompt option highlighted

4. Click the Run as administrator button at the top of the screen.

Run as administratorĀ button.

5. Click Yes if the Windows 10 UAC prompt is displayed.

Yes highlighted in the UAC window

6. The Windows Prompt screen should now open.

Command Prompt window running with administrator privileges.


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