Elevate a Command Prompt in Windows 7

You may need to elevate the Command Prompt in Windows 7 to perform administrative duties from time to time. There are many more methods to elevate the Command Prompt but in this post I will show a 3 step process.

Elevate Command Prompt – Start Menu

  1. Click Start Orb.
  2. Type:

    cmd

  3. Right-click cmd to select Run as Administrator.

    Start Menu - Launch Elevated Command Prompt

    Tip

    Use CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to elevate the Command Prompt instead of using the Right-click method above.

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Edited: April 11, 2014

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