Start command prompt as administrator in Windows 10/8/7

To run some commands or make some changes at the system services or file level, we have to start a command prompt as an administrator. And here we will show you how to do that with different methods.

Start Windows 10 command prompt (cmd) as administrator

#Ist method:

  • Go to Windows 10 Search box.
  • Type CMD and a result will appear.
  • From the left side sub-options select “Run as Administrator“.
  • A prompt will appear to confirm the process with the “Yes” button. Click that.
  • Now, you have access to the console with Admin rights to change system files and services.

Start command prompt admin rights windows 10

#2nd method for Windows 10, 8 & 7

  • Press Win key + R buttons on Keyboard together
  • Type “cmd
  • Now press & hold Ctrl + Shift and hit the Enter key.
  • A pop-up will click on the Yes button to start Windows 10 command process with the admin rights

Command prompt using Run box

#3rd- Windows 7, 8 & 10

  • Right-click on the Windows Strat button available at the bottom left.
  • A pop-up menu will open
  • Select Command Prompt (Adin) option
  • If you confirm the subsequent security query, the command prompt will be started as administrator.

COmmand prompt in Windows 10 7 start button menu


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