Windows 10 Tutorials 59 – How to Open an Elevated Command Prompt

Welcome to our series of tutorials on the Microsoft Windows 10 that help you understand the features of the upcoming Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to open an elevated command prompt in Windows 10.

Command prompt may look geeky but it is relatively easy to master for some of the mos common tasks. It replaces Windows graphical interface and is much faster and efficient at getting things done.

The simplest one-click way to open the elevated command prompt is to open through Power Menu (Windows + X) and selecting Command Prompt (Admin).


Another quick way of accessing elevated command prompt is to just type type cmd in the Search box.

When Command Prompt shows up in the search results, right click and select Run as administrator.


In the Start menu, click on All Apps at the bottom. In All Apps, scroll and expand open the Windows System folder, then right click on Command Promt and select on Run as administrator.


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