Use cmd.exe while logged in as a user

Starting a cmd prompt window with administrative privileges while logged in as a user provides elevated access to administrative tools.

Sometimes it may be necessary to be logged in as a user and also need access to certain administrative tools. Starting...

a cmd prompt window with administrative privileges while logged in as a user provides elevated access to administrative tools. It also provides easier access for desktop and system management.

Code:
Start | Run
Type: runas /u:administrator cmd.exe

This was first published in March 2005

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