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Opening an Administrator-level command prompt in Windows Vista and 7

In order to open an Administrator-level command prompt in Vista and 7, do the following:

Click Start

In the Search Programs and Files box, type cmd

While holding ctrl and shift, press enter.

Windows UAC prompt may appear, depending on your settings. Click yes.

Comments are welcome, as always.

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  1. #1 by NMI on March 23, 2011 - 12:36 pm

    Or you can just right click on the cmd.exe and select “Run as Administrator”

    • #2 by Mike on March 23, 2011 - 6:26 pm

      Yes, that’s true. Thank you!