Windows 8 has given easy access to the Command Prompt and Command Prompt (Admin) from the desktop. All you need to do is open the Win+X menu and select what you want. Windows 8.1 instead, offers the PowerShell command – although you can replace PowerShell with Command Prompt in its WinX menu.
If you are a power user who needs to frequently access the CMD, you might want to pin it to your start screen. This post will tell you how to pin a tile to your start screen to open an elevated command prompt window.
Pin Command Prompt with Admin rights Tile to Start Screen
To begin, right-click on your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 desktop > Select New > Shortcut.
Mention the path as C:/Windows/System32/cmd.exe, where C is your system drive. Click Next.
Give it a name. I have chosen CMD. Click Finish.
Next right-click on the newly created CMD shortcut on your desktop and select Properties.
Click on the Advanced button and check the Run as administrator option.
Click OK and Exit.
Now you may right-click on the CMD desktop shortcut and select Pin to Start, and then delete this desktop shortcut. The tile to open an elevated command prompt window will now be pinned to your Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 Start Screen.
Clicking on it will open Command Prompt (Admin).