Howto Adminstrator Command Prompt Vista Windows 7

November 3, 2010

How do I run a command with elevated privileges?

Some commands that you can run using Command Prompt might require elevated or administrative privileges. To run these commands, you can use the Run as administrator command:

  1. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button.
  2. In the Search box, type command prompt.
  3. In the list of results, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.