How To Always Open Windows Command Prompt With Administrator Privileges

It can be annoying to always select the “Run as administrator” option when using the Windows command prompt to perform administrative tasks.

Here is how to always launch the Windows command prompt with administrator privileges :

1. Select All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt and right click. Then select “Properties”.

Opening Windows Command Prompt

2. Click on Shortcut tab and select Advanced.

Shortcut options for Windows command prompt

3. Mark the option “Run as administrator” and hit Ok.

Always run as administrator option for Windows command prompt

All done.

From now on, the command prompt will always open with administrator privileges so that wonderful geeky things can be performed. 🙂


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