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How to open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 8


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Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:55 AM

A new tutorial titled How to open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 8 was added by Lawrence Abrams. Please use this topic to discuss any aspect of this tutorial.

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A Windows Command Prompt is a screen where you type in commands that you would like to execute. The command prompt is very useful if you want to use batch files, basic scripting, or to perform various administrative tasks. The normal command prompt has one shortcoming and that is that you cannot directly launch programs that require administrative privileges in order to work properly. This is where the Windows 8 Elevated Command Prompt comes in handy. When you use an elevated command prompt, any command you type in and execute will run with administrative privileges. This allows you to run any program and to perform all administrative tasks without being shown a User Account Control prompt each time.

We hope you find this tutorial helpful.

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