Simply, when a user open command prompt in windows, it opens with its default version. If You want to open Command Prompt with Administrator rights, You have to open it with ‘ Run as Administrator or admin’. In windows 7 and earlier version, it was simple to open command prompt as administrator but in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10, its different to open Command prompt as administrator.

Command prompt as administrator

How To Open Command Prompt as Administrator

Normally, when we open command prompt in any version of windows, it opens with its default setting that looks like this –  C:User_Name>  (default).




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Open Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

1) Firstly press WINkey+X combination.

2) Now will find a list of various functions windows.

Command prompt as administrator

3) Find Command Prompt (Admin) in above list and click.




4) A window will be pop up with command C:WINDOWSsystem32>

Command prompt as administrator

All done!

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