How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

When you open Command Prompt normally, it is commonly displayed on C:\user\Profile>. It is different when it is opened as Run Administrator will display C:\Windows\System32. By opening Command Prompt in Run Administrator you’ll be able to type command to execute.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Command Prompt would be functioned well if you want to create batch file, basic script, or doing administrator task. One of the Command Prompt weakness is, you can do all those activities when you open it as Administrator.

Here SOT will give you tips to open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8. There are three ways you can do, here is how:

Way #1

You can open Command Prompt by admin using Win+X keyboard shortcut. After that, you’d just have to click on Command Prompt (Admin), when there’s User Account Control appeared, then click on continue. Now Command Prompt will be opened in admin.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

 

Way #2

Type cmd on Start Screen, then select Apps in Category menu.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Right click on Command Prompt application, then there will be option menu below. Select Run as administrator menu, then Command Prompt will be opened by admin.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

 

Way #3

It’s just like the second way, but the second is a bit different. First of all, you type cmd on Start Screen.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Then you can right-click on Command Prompt application and select Pin to start.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Then after that, return again to Start Screen and right-click on Command Prompt, select Open file location.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

This time you’ll be brought to desktop and open folder where Command Prompt existed.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Right click Command Prompt, then select on Shortcut and click on Advanced Properties menu below.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Lastly, tick on Run as administrator in windows Advanced Properties. Then you can access Command Prompt with admin from Start Screen.

How to Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

 

Easy, isn’t it? Now if you want to execute commands using Command Prompt, it will be far easier to be done. If you want to know further about Command Prompt, then you can read Windows Command Prompt tricks you might have not find out, Hiding File into Images using Command Prompt and How to Use “Facebook Like a Geek” articles.

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