Posts under Administrator tag.

Elevated Privileges in Windows

How to grant or get Elevated Privileges in Windows 10/8/7

You must have noticed, there are often, many programs installed on your machine that require administrative rights to start. Having admin rights lets you make changes to the system, that can affect all other users. In other words, any program that you […]

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Run Commands from Windows Start Search Box as an Administrator

We enjoy using the command line tool for performing certain functions. It’s very simply to use. We also make extensive use of the Windows  search box of the Start menu or Start Screen, depending on your operating system. When we normally start […]

Why does Windows File Explorer not run as administrator?

In Windows 8, Windows 7 & Windows Vista, the User Account Control is enabled by default, to run in Admin approval mode.  Windows Explorer or explorer.exe is also set to run in the standard user context. Even if you right-click […]

How to Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

A small tip on how to run your command prompt as an administrator or in other words, open an elevated command prompt, in Windows 7 or Windows 10/8. We have seen how to launch Command Prompt, and carry out many tasks. […]