General Open Elevated Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 11


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The Command shell is an entry point for typing commands in the Command Prompt console window. By typing commands at the command prompt, you can perform tasks on your computer without using the Windows GUI.

In Windows 11, Windows Terminal (Admin) is the default console to open installed shells elevated like the Command Prompt (Admin) in by default now.

If you wanted, you can still directly open an elevated Command Prompt (Admin) in Windows 11.

This tutorial will show you different ways on how to open an elevated command prompt that will run as administrator in Windows 11.


You must be signed in as an administrator to open an elevated command prompt.



Contents

  • Option One: Open Elevated Command Prompt in Windows Terminal (Admin)
  • Option Two: Open Elevated Command Prompt from Search
  • Option Three: Open Elevated Command Prompt from Run
  • Option Four: Open Elevated Command Prompt from Task Manager
  • Option Five: Open Elevated Command Prompt from File Explorer
  • Option Six: Open Elevated Command Prompt from Windows Tools


EXAMPLE: Elevated command prompt

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Option One

Open Elevated Command Prompt in Windows Terminal (Admin)


1 Open Windows Terminal (Admin).

2 Select Command Prompt (Ctrl+Shift+2) from the drop menu. (see screenshot below)

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Option Two

Open Elevated Command Prompt from Search


1 Open Windows Search (Win+S). (see screenshot below)

2 Type cmd into the Search box.

3 Click/tap on Run as administrator for Command Prompt.

elevated_cmd_Search.jpg

4 Click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC. (see screenshot below)

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Option Three

Open Elevated Command Prompt from Run


1 Open Run (Win+R). (see screenshot below)

2 Type cmd in the Open box.

3 Press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys.

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4 Click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC. (see screenshot below)

UAC.png





Option Four

Open Elevated Command Prompt from Task Manager


1 Open Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) in more details view.

2 Perform one of the following actions below: (see screenshots below)
  • Click/tap on File on the toolbar, press and hold the Ctrl key, click/tap on Run new task, and release the Ctrl key.
  • Click/tap on File on the toolbar, click/tap on Run new task, type cmd in the Open box, check Create this task with administrative privileges, and click/tap on OK or press Enter.
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elevated_cmd_Task_Manager-2.png

3 Click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC. (see screenshot below)

UAC.png

4 You can now close Task Manager if you like.




Option Five

Open Elevated Command Prompt from File Explorer


1 Open File Explorer (Win+E). (see screenshot below)

2 Navigate to and open the C:\Windows\System32 folder.

3 Right click on the cmd.exe file, and click/tap on Run as administrator.

elevated_cmd_File_Explorer.png

4 Click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC. (see screenshot below)

UAC.png

5 You can now close File Explorer if you like.




Option Six

Open Elevated Command Prompt from Windows Tools


1 Open Windows Tools.

2 Right click on Command Prompt, and click/tap on Run as administrator.

elevated_cmd_Windows_Tools.png

3 Click/tap on Yes if prompted by UAC. (see screenshot below)

UAC.png

4 You can now close Windows Tools if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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Hello mate, :)

If you like, you can change Windows Terminal to open to the Command Prompt by default.

 

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Hello mate, :)

If you like, you can change Windows Terminal to open to the Command Prompt by default.

yes, IKTR, but no open to getting the only CMD at START like W10?
 

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Shawn, I'm using the seventh option.. You can do the same with Terminal... (pinned to Taskbar)

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yes, IKTR, but no open to getting the only CMD at START like W10?

In that case, you could try the method in the tutorial below to add a custom command prompt shortcut in the Win+X menu.

 

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Hello mate, :)

If you like, you can change Windows Terminal to open to the Command Prompt by default.

there must be a way to do this via reg settings?

So that I can integrate the reg tweak into windows iso & from the first boot (of a clean installation) I don't have to change anything in order to open cmd directly via START-Right click
 

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How to open powershell/terminal as administrator in folder? in Windows 10 it could be done in File option from the upper left corner of the folder

Hello Martin, :)

If you like, you can see if the context menu added by the tutorial below may work for you for this.

 

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Hello Martin, :)

If you like, you can see if the context menu added by the tutorial below may work for you for this.

Thank you it works. So beside this registry tweak there isn't official way to do this?
 

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Thank you it works. So beside this registry tweak there isn't official way to do this?

Not for an expandable context menu.
 

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    Sound Card
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    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
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    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
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    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Motorola MB8611 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phone
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    HP Spectre x360 2in1
    CPU
    i7-1065G7 3.9 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR4-3200
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel Iris Plus
    Sound Card
    Intel SST
    Monitor(s) Displays
    13.3" 4K UWVA AMOLED multitouch
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Not for an expandable context menu.
And some other ways? The only way I found is to manually copy and paste the path to Terminal.
 

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And some other ways? The only way I found is to manually copy and paste the path to Terminal.

I can't think of any other ways either.

The context menu makes it easy to open the folder in Terminal with the shell (ex: command prompt, PowerShell, etc..) you want.
 

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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 980 PRO M.2,
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
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    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Logitech MX Master 3
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Motorola MB8611 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 2in1
    CPU
    i7-1065G7 3.9 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB LPDDR4-3200
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel Iris Plus
    Sound Card
    Intel SST
    Monitor(s) Displays
    13.3" 4K UWVA AMOLED multitouch
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
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