Other tricks for starting the command prompt in administrator mode include, from the Run... command or the Start screen you can type CMD and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter.
However, there is an easy way to modify the command prompt shortcut so always start administrator mode.
- Right-click the Command Prompt icon shortcut and select Properties.
- On the Shortcut tab and press the Advanced... button.
- Check the Run as administrator checkbox and then press the OK button.
- Press the button again.
When this shortcut is used it will start the Command Prompt with administrative permissions.