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Single Windows 10 user (for touch computer) without elevated command prompt

Q: Single Windows 10 user (for touch computer) without elevated command prompt

As a single home user, in setting up Windows 10 I was not aware there is a hidden administrator who controls changes to the system. I discovered this when I went to open the check disk function. I have spent hours trying different prescribed
methods found online online for ogetting access to the elevated command prompt - but all end saying I don't have the priviledge. In another approach, my computer tells me I do not have access to luscr.msc and to instead go to account change. Here's
the kicker. Once there, I am not allowed to change from "standard" to "administrator" - this is a Catch 22 since I am the only registered user of the system. HELP - I'm not techie, but I'm also not a complete dummy.

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I can run an application as another user, and I can run an application as another user.  What I cannot figure out how to do is run an application as another user with elevation.  Both of the accounts are in the administrators groups of the windows
7 pro systems, one os a domain admin.  In order to get around this I currently have to turn off UAC.  Is there a way to choose run as administrator and somehow use another user account?

A:run elevated command prompt (or application) as another user

Based on my research, there are only two choices: run as another user and run as administrator. If you would like to modify the execution policy via another user
profile with administrator privilege, you have log off the current account and login on with another user account.

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Not sure if this is the proper forum for my question, but here it goes.

I'm using a SSH server to remotely access my notebook from work. It works well for SFTP and remote command line access using a dedicated, non-admin, user account.

Problem is when I want to run something that requires admin permission under that connection. The server runs cmd.exe under the context of a non-admin user I've created for it, so I'm limited in what I can do. Question is, how can I "elevate" that remote command prompt to execute admin-only programs and commands? UAC of course will not help under that conditions.


A:Elevated command prompt over SSH

before you enter the command you can use the runas command first. You can also save the credentials so you dont have to enter them in every time.



runas /noprofile /user: username "command"

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how do I open an elevated command prompt?

A:elevated command prompt...huh?

Right click the bottom left corner of the screen and select Command Prompt (Admin)

Elevated Command Prompt - Open in Windows 8

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This probably is not new to many, but I find it useful.

There are times I want an elevated command prompt. I usually type in "cmd", right click on it and run as administrator. If you need an elevated command prompt now and then, simply create a shortcut to "cmd". Right click on the shortcut, left click on properties. Click the shortcut tab and select "advanced". Finally, you can select "run as administrator".

Like I said, just something I didn't think about before, but it's handy to have.

A:Tip for Elevated Command Prompt

Elevated Command Prompt

As a sysadmin trying to roll out an image of windows7 to other machines, not having cmd parameters to automate an elevated cmd really annoys the hell out of me.

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If i try and use cmd from within the start menu ,in accessories and right click ,then "Run as administrator",all i am granted is normal cmd usage e.g(C:\Users\(User Name ).Now,i then pinned cmd to the start menu and again i tried to "run as administrator",but this time cmd fails to open at all.

The only way i am able to run cmd with administrator access is by using the start search box and entering cmd from there ,and right click ,run as administrator!

very strange ?

A:elevated command prompt fails

I have set my command prompt from the start menu to ALWAYS run as administrator:

Start menu
command prompt
right click
put a check in "run as adminstrator" checkbox.

I dunno about getting that to the taskbar. Maybe it is doable?

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Hi friends !
Uber Philf told me to start a new thread with my problem. I cannot open an Elevated Command Prompt, Dont know why. I know that I can open it in two alternative ways : 1). Win+R, type cmd, hit enter eith ctrl+shift pressed ; and 2). start > all programs > accessories > command prompt > right click and run as admit. The prompt should be C:\Windows\System32_

But What prompt I am having is C:\Users\username_

Am I doing it wrong? Then what I am to do? I have user account control settings turned off.

A:How to open Elevated Command Prompt?

Several member had the same problem

Go to search by the start menu

type cmd

As soon as cmd pops up, do not hit enter. right click and run as adminitraor.

If done properly you will have the cmd. Try and report back

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Needed to launch an elevated command prompt and now, explorer crashes when I do so.

What I've already done:
1) Run sfc /scdannow both from inside Win7 and from DVD. Finds files it can't fix. Appear to be due to (1) login screen customization, and (2) Vista basic custom there. But -- these have been true from when I first installed Win7 and have only run into this problem recently.
2) Read the thread on diagnosing Explorer crashes, applied the registry fix, generated the dump file. So, I can upload that here.
3) Do regular full-partition images, so went back three months, restoring one at time -- problem remains with the oldest restore I have -- December of last year.
4) Restored latest backup (2/25/11), ran startup repair (from DVD) three times. Rebooted Win7, tried elevated command prompt -- still crashes Explorer.

So, apart from a complete clean-install (which I am dreading because of all the pain I went through scrounging drivers for this XP-era Tablet PC), is there anything else I can do?

A:Crash trying to launch elevated command prompt

1 - start scrounging drivers "just in case". Save them to a flash drive or DVD

2 - upload the dump file. If it's too big to upload, upload it to a free file-hosting service and post the link here.

3 - check the CBS.log file (C:\Windows\logs\CBS\CBS.log) for the missing/corrupt files. Here's a KB article on it for Vista (Win7 should be similar): How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker (SFC.exe) program generates in Windows Vista

4 - scan for viruses, scan for rootkits

5 - try a Repair Install of Win7: Repair Install

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I'm trying to setup a WiFi Hotspot on my Laptop running Windows 7.
When I enter the command:

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow "ssid=myssid" "key=mykey? keyUsage=persistent
in an elevated command prompt, it says:
"You must run this command from a command prompt with administrator privilege."

I have an administrator account and had never problems with it.

Does someone has an idea what the problem could be?

A:No administrator privileges in elevated command prompt

Hi Bones, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The message you get shows absolutely clear without any doubts that you are not running the command from elevated Command Prompt. That message is only shown when a command requiring administrative privileges has been run from a normal Command Prompt.

When run from an elevated Command Prompt, your command syntax is OK (highlighted yellow) and runs as it should, the output (highlighted green) showing it's working:
Two telltales of an Elevated Command Prompt, numbers referring to respective numbers in above screenshot:The title has word Administrator in it
The prompt (by default) is C:\Windows\System32


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@ AceInfinity & anyone who wishes to respond:

Hello. Nice to meet you. I have a question to ask you or anyone that would like to help me...

After seeing your example above, it got me thinking... ...I would like to add to my context menu an elevated command prompt (with administrator privileges) in the same or similar coding fashion (not binary code) as in this example below. The key is that it has to be "elevated" with Administrator privileges, not just a normal command prompt to open. I am not sure how to write a working script since it "MAY" (probably is) quite different than the coding pattern in my example here after including the 'elevated' coding component part to it:

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\Elevated Command Prompt]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\Elevated Command Prompt\command]
@="control appwiz.cpl"

Please correct by adding and or deleting or modifying the script above so the code that would demonstrate a working "elevated" command prompt script to open in a window.

I would also like to add the command prompt icon to my context menu too. I am very sure that it would look something like this (pretty sure if the registry key information is correct though, probably it is not since I am looking for the script to be 'elevated' as I have already stated):

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\Elevated Command Prompt]
"Icon"="C:\\Windows\\Context Menu Icons\\E... Read more

A:Add elevated command prompt to context menu

Hello. I tested with the test registry script and yes... ...I have the name "Elevated Command Prompt" in my context menu with the representative icon, and CMD does open successfully... ...the only issue is that it is NOT "elevated", but a "regular" command prompt. That is the question... ...what do I need to modify (subtract or add) to the code in order to the "elevated" command prompt (administrator privileges)??? Please provide the script to accommodate these changes.

Please reply.

Thank you!

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Long story short,
I've been trying to dual-boot W7 with Ubuntu. Failed. Now I cannot boot up Windows, and though there are hundreds of forum articles explaining how to fix this (using the Bootrec/bcdedit commands in the Windows RE command prompt), but I can't run either of them (get an error). My guess is that I need to run bcdedit as an admin.
After doing some research, I learned about the "Runas" command, but I can't seem to get it to work. Microsoft and other forums didn't help much...

Please help!

A:Running an elevated command prompt (from the Recovery DVD)

Mark Win7 partition Active, then run Startup Repair from DVD/Repair CD up to 3 separate times with reboots until Win7 starts.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

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I recently noticed that I couldn't start the On-Screen Keyboard (osk.exe) from my start menu. Tried all kinds of clean-ups, but it would not run - not from the %windir%\system32 folder, not from start>run, not from an ordinary command shell. But it loads fine from an elevated command shell. It also runs from other user accounts. And it runs fine on log-on if enabled in the Ease of Access Center.
Does anyone know where its idiosyncratic behavior could originate from.

A:On-Screen Keyboard will only run from elevated command prompt

Welcome to Seven Forums c2357. Does it run fine in Safe Mode? If so, you might try performing a clean start to see if there is a conflict.

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

See if unchecking Tablet PC Components in windows features correct this behavior

Windows Features - Turn On or Off

If not, try the System Files Checker

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

It may be a permission issue, but then the question is what changed it, and how?

A Guy

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Not sure if this has already been posted, or covered in a tutorial, but this is a little trick I discovered to open an elevated command prompt, without having to create a special shorctcut. I find this quite useful.


1. Click Start Orb, and in the search box type cmd
2. Right-click cmd, and then choose Pin to Taskbar

Now, whenever you wish to open an elevated command prompt, hold down CTRL+SHIFT and the click the cmd icon on the Taskbar. Click Yes on the UAC panel, and an elevated command prompt window is then opened.


A:Simple trick for opening Elevated Command Prompt

I went one step further. I checked the box " run as admin" in the cmd Properties > Advanced. Then I applied this Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create Now my cmd sits in the taskbar and never bothers me with UAC prompts when I launch it.

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Is there any programmatic way within a BATch file of determining whether it has been started from an elevated command prompt (run as Administrator) or a normal command prompt?

I note the difference between the Current Directory at start of the BATch file, but wonder if there is a better way.

When in elevated mode I don't get a UAC prompt when using DISKPART.
The UAC prompt only happens when running it in a normal command prompt window.

Are you aware of any command which simultaneously would
give a different errorlevel when executed in an elevated command prompt than in a normal command prompt, and
not produce a UAC prompt in normal mode?
If this is the case, unless I can find something to distinguish between elevated command prompts and normal command prompts, then I will have to try the %cd% variable at the start of BATch files, to see whether it is consistent even across user modifications of the command prompt shortcut's Target Directory...

A:programmatic way with BAT file determining if elevated command prompt

I can answer my own question, as below

@echo off

:: +----------+
:: I Elevated I Test whether this BATch file / Command Prompt
:: +----------+ in running in Elevated mode or Normal mode


:: method (applicable to Windows 7, and maybe Vista)
:: try to write a zero-byte file to a system directory
:: if successful, we are in Elevated mode and delete the file
:: if unsuccessful, avoid the "Access is denied" message

:: arbitrary choice of system directory and filename
set tst="%windir%\$del_me$"

:: the first brackets are required to avoid getting the message,
:: even though 2 is redirected to nul. no, I don't know why.
(type nul>%tst%) 2>nul && (del %tst% & set elev=t) || (set elev=)

if defined elev (echo Elevated mode) else (echo Normal mode)


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this was simple in windows xp.I have a script that installs Citrix web client.Problem I need to copy over the shortcut to users\public\public desktop through this scriptHow can you program the copy to run in the Elevated command prompt mode to do this?

A:Windows7 elevated command prompt priviledges throug a script

Greetings, I agree with Calwell’s reply. It seems that you want to run the copy action as an administrator using the script itself.
You can refer the following URLs, hope it would be helpful.Utility Spotlight - Script Elevation PowerToys for Windows Vistahttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2007.06.utilityspotlight.aspx?pr=blogHow Can I Run a Script Under Alternate Credentials?http://blogs.technet.com/heyscriptingguy/archive/2004/12/13/how-can-i-run-a-script-under-alternate-credentials.aspx  Since this issue is more related to scripting, I recommend you open a thread to Official Scripting Guys Forum in Technet so those coders can help you fix the issue in a timely manner.Official Scripting Guys Forum http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/ITCG/threadsScript Center:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/default.aspx

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I just finished [finally] updating my copy of Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro (manually downloaded the ISO from Microsoft and did an in-place update within the existing copy of W8). After I did all of the available Windows Updates, I noticed that, whenever I try and open an elevated Command Prompt window (I want to do this to try and manually do some things to remove Windows.old, since it says that the directory is not empty), I see it open, but close instantly. A non-elevated Command Prompt window opens just fine. I searched, and haven't found anything. This also happens in safe mode.

A:Elevated Command Prompt window opens and closes instantly

Anything interesting in Event Viewer?

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I am trying to make a shortcut to launch a program with admin privileges, with User Account Control (UAC) enabled, from a regular user account.

I had previously used 'runas' to launch a program with admin privileges from a regular user account using a similar method in the "How to Create an Elevated Program Shortcut Any User is able to Run" tutorial to create an elevated shortcut. In my case I am launching Process Explorer as an admin user from a regular user account. I had created a batch file with the command, then created a shortcut to the batch file, although the method in the tutorial where the entire command is just written out as the shortcut target is much simpler.

The 'runas' command used to work fine with UAC turned OFF. However it does NOT work with UAC turned ON. I'm not sure why. If I turn UAC off, it works. But if UAC is turned on, even though the application (Process Explorer) is launched with the admin user account, for system processes it shows <access denied> and no network and no disk information. I have verified the command launches as the admin user, since the admin user account username is listed next to the process, and the name of the admin user account is shown in brackets in the title bar of the application.

Interesting I also tried the Sysinternals 'ShellRunas' utility, which also did NOT work with UAC turned ON. I registered the context menu entry, then I right clicked to select "Run as different user...", and the... Read more

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hi !

is it possible to have an "Elevated Taskmanager" without UAC-prompt on a user-account ?

for obvious security-reasons, i always run on a user-account, except when doing system maintenance.
i want taskmanager to show everything, so it would be really nice if it was possible to create a shortcut that starts it without any UAC-prompts.

any ideas ?

A:Elevated Task manager without UAC-prompt for a user-account ?

Quote: Originally Posted by hackerman1

hi !

is it possible to have an "Elevated Taskmanager" without UAC-prompt for a user-account ?

for obvious security-reasons, i always run on a user-account, except when doing system maintenance.
i want taskmanager to show everything, so it would be really nice if it was possible to create a shortcut that starts it without any UAC-prompts.

any ideas ?

Yep. You could start by searching the tutorial section. You would be amazed at how many things are covered there. For example. Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

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The computer of my friend will not boot into Windows.  It boots into safe mode with a command prompt.  I created a new user and gave it administrative rights and restarted the computer.  Thought that was going to give me access to windows but it too went into safe mode with command prompt.
Need help
Thanks in advance

A:Computer boots to command prompt even after creating a new user

Just noticed that I did not include the operating system.  The computer is running Windows 7 Home Preimum.

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I have a file to clear the print spooler when it has an error. I based this file on Brinks tutorial. Thanks Brink. I placed this file in C:\windows\system32 folder so all users would have access. The file must be run in a elevated cmd window. I then created a shortcut to the file and put the shortcut in each users Maintenance folder so they could clear the print Q when needed. In each shortcut I put a check in ADVANCED.......RUN AS ADMIN so the elevated command would be uised when clearing the print Q.
When the shortcut is used to clear the print Q it works fine in the ADMIN user account, all the ADMIN has to do is answer "YES" to the UAC. But the standard users must input the ADMIN PW at the UAC. Obviously, I don't want them to have the PW.
Is there a way for me hard code the PW into either of the files, the batch file or the shortcut, so that the standard user doesn't have to insert the ADMIN PW?

A:Standard user requires admin PW when using elevated command

What if you change the properties of the file in system32 to run as admin, rather than the link in each profile?

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1. Create a newTask named OpenCmdHereAsAdminNoUAC and activate "Run with the highest privileges"

2. Go to the Actions Tab, create a new Action "Start a Program" choose "C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe" and set the Working Directory (Start in) to %CURDIR%

3. Create a Shortcut named OpenCmdHereAsAdminNoUAC.
In the "Type the location of the item" Field type:

C:\Windows\System32\schtasks.exe /run /TN "\OpenCmdHereAsAdminNoUAC"

and copy the created Shortcut to C:\Windows\System32

Finally, add the attached "Add_Open_Command_Window Here_Admin_No_UAC.reg" to Registry.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

; Created by: Darth Nukem
; Created on: 08_20_16
@="Open Command Window Here (Admin)"
@="cmd /s /c \"setx CURDIR \"%V\"& start c:\\windows\\system32\\OpenCmdHereAsAdminNoUAC.\"lnk\"& exit\""
@="Open Command Window Here (Admin)"
@="cmd /s /c \"setx CURDIR \"%V\"& start c:\\windows\\system32\\OpenCmdHereAsAdminNoUAC.\"lnk\"& exit\""

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A:[How-To] Context menu "Open elevated Command Prompt Here" without UAC

Elevated Shortcut without UAC - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Can anyone give me the command prompt to create a new user?

A:Command prompt for new user?

Hello AnthoRasher,

Option Three in the tutorial below can help show you how to.

User Account - Create

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I work on my friends computers a lot, and i am continuously creating user accounts and they it is starting to annoying me having to go through the process over and over therefore i would like a quicker way of creating user accounts, preferably through a command prompt.

A:Creating User Accounts Through Command Prompt

Have a look Here

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I have Windows 7 Professional version installed. After it boots up and it goes to Login Screen. I click on user name icon and it tries to look for the password and it comes back to same USDER ID Icon. It goes in a loop.

I tried to book in SAFE mode and same thing happens.
I tried to do SAFE Mode in Command network. It does not go to Command prompt. Goes back to same login screen.
It is running on my Leonovo laptop.


A:Windows 7 unable to get the password prompt when I click on user id Icon. Unable to run safe mode with command


I found several users who had the similar issue as yours, they gave the advices may help you, please refer to the link:

Unable to log into Windows 7, no password prompt on welcome screen:

If the problem still persists, I?m afraid there is something wrong with your Leonovo laptop, you may need to connect manufacturer for further help.

Best Regards,
mark the reply as an answer if you find it is helpful.
If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact
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I am just wondering is it possible for me to shut down my brothers UBUNTU PC from my Windows 7 PC, using the windows command prompt.
How Do i do this if its possible?

A:Remotely shutdown Ubuntu computer using Windows 7 command prompt

Can you install putty or some other ssh client on your Windows 7 machine? It's one of the first things I install on a Windows machine. Putty is open source btw.

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My user folder is named "Mike&Michelle" but because of the ampersand, anything that uses command prompt to access the folder path gives an error unless the path is quoted.

A:Ampersand in User Folder Causing Errors in Command Prompt

What you want to do here, is to change your userprofile folder name, is that right? To what? If you change it to "Mike and Michelle", you'll have the same issue.

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Hello Everyone,

I have the ability to run AT scheduler from the UI and set security configuration to run a program as a specific user who is logged on, run as soon as the configuration is created, and then delete\expire the trigger after 2 minutes.

Can anyone tell me if this is possible to do with in powershell or command prompt through the AT command to a remote computer to do this?

There has to be a way to do this.

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I have a utility I run on some customers' machines that requires being run from safe mode. I already have the utility automated via batch, and would like to just run one SFX app and move on to the next machine, knowing that this app will reboot the machine into safe mode w/ command prompt, run my utility, and reboot the machine back into normal mode (the standard shutdown -r -t 01 is easy enough, but there are no modal options!). Also, if this can be done, how would I then make sure that the current user logs in automatically, rather than have safe mode stop at the log-in screen?

The utility in question is a simple "Common Software Package" which includes some software such as Reader and Flash. Some of the software included cannot be installed while an antivirus is running (at least any that have tamper-protection) due to the registry editing involved, but are completely positive in nature (one such software package simply checks the current registry vs. a backup it takes on each shutdown to look for any discrepancies, adjusted for installed software, of course). The packages do not require Windows Installer service to be running, so I have found SM w/ CP to be the best option.

Any help with this would be appreciated.

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After thrashing this Win 7 beast around (it's now preforming rather well) it has become apparent to me that I need some tutoring on commands that are available for the different modules that are available at an elevated prompt. I don't mean the old dos commands. Does anyone know of a text available for this? Also The power shell commands (language) would be of interest.

A:Elevated Prompt

Hi HammerHead,

Check in the Tutorial section here on the Forum. Some great information for those looking to improve their knowledge of Windows 7. Good Luck

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Okay this may sound weird. My PC crashed (at least that's the story I was told. I was away and my 7 year old brother was using it) while playing a game.

Since then, Windows 7 (Ultimate x64 updated to the lastest till June 16) started behaving weirdly. At first I wasn't able to figure out the problem. It had lost all user configurations and acted like I booted it up for the first time, though all the programs were still there but had lost all their user configuration.

After spending over 10 hours trying to figure out what's wrong, I've noticed that everything I run, starts up in an elevated user mode. On top of that, I can't run Explorer (explorer.exe displays an error saying "The server process could not be started because the configured identity is incorrect. Check the username and password.") or anything related to it like Control Panel etc. Even programs that reside in the Appliication Data/Local Settings don't work anymore (Google Chrome or Firefox for example).

Aero isn't working at all even though I can see the AMD Catalyst Control Center running in the system tray.

The user profile (and libraries) are now set to C:\Windows\System32\SystemProfile even though my actual profile is still intact in C:\Users.

This problem is a really weird one and I can't figure out what to do. All the recent restore points are gone. I only see the one created after this problem started. I know there were other restore points as well because one was created right before t... Read more

A:Windows 7 running as an elevated user after crash

Please refer to this Thread on how to post BOSD threads.


Regards Sean.

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For those who'd like to use the power of a permanent admin (can of course be reverted) prompt here's how:

Elevated Command Prompt Shortcut - Windows 7 Forums

Open Explorer and drill down to:

C:\Users\"Username"*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools

There you see the command prompt shortcut as the first of a list of shortcuts. Right click it, choose properties from the list.
The property list will open, now choose Advanced and tick the "Run as Administrator" checkbox. Click Apply, Close. Done.

Now every time you run a command prompt you'll run it with administrative rights.


* Username: the account name you logged on with.

A:Elevated prompt/Run as Administrator once and for all.

I don't have that option.

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I have been trying to register a program I bought and they tell me I must be logged in as Admin.

When I try to get to the elevated CMD prompt I am entering: net user administrator /active:yes

I get an ERROR 5 message and nothing happens.

I have also tried to use the other method using the Computer Management | Users method and enabling the account there. I don't see anything happening when I do this unless I have to reboot the machine, which I haven't tried.

The admin account is simply administrator and has not been renamed to something else and there is no password. I have used the CMD prompt method before and it worked fine now for some reason it won't.

Thanks ,


A:Can't seem to get elevated cmd prompt to work

Never heard of a program you are trying to register need you to be an admin, what`s the program ?

Right click on command prompt to run as admin.

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XP pro svc pk2
is there some way to set up a single click means to turn the computer off?

A:Turn my computer off with a single command. can it be done?

I`m not sure from your thread title, whether you want me to delete this thread.

Please clarify.

Regards Howard

Edit: Thread title changed.

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My command prompt has suddenly disappeared? Its no where to be seen, i've looked in regedit, the system 32 files and the CMD.exe isn't there? Could anyone help me to get it back?

A:My Command Prompt isn't anywhere on my computer? Help?

Hello flopman, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Does it show as cmd instead without the .exe file extension showing at C:\Windows\System32?How to Open a Command Prompt in Windows 7
If not, then see if running a sfc /scannow command at boot may be able to restore the cmd.exe file.

Hope this helps for now,

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when I'm in cmd promt admin mode I still get message I need to be in elevated mode?

cmd prompt is in windows/system32 ok

this is a fresh install of win on to a new drive

can anyone help me on this please



A:I'm in cmd prompt admin mode I get message I need to be in elevated

Hi there ... Read the Link below ...

Elevated Command Prompt

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Is there a way to change the computer name in the command prompt?

A:chaning computer name in command prompt.

start regedit
local machine/software/microsoft/windowsnt/currentversion
from here you can edit the registered owners key

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    I have copied and pasted a command script text from Microsoft(attached file) into notepad. I have save this Notepad file in both Desktop and My Documents.
    The text instructs me to run in an elevated command, I find elevated command prompt ok ,but despite several attempts cannot get script to run from either Desktop or My Documents.
      Can  anyone tell me how to run this script.
      The attached file is in Wordpad  for illustrative purposes only.
      Thank you

A:Elevated Command

Please post the wordpad text in your topic.  I will not download anything to my computer unless I know exactly what it contains.
I want to go over how I access the Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 7 so I know we are on the same page.
Click on the start orb , then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
cmd will appear above the search box, right click on it and select Run as administrator.
You should see an image similar to the one below.

Type in the command, then press Enter.

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How do I access command prompt before I startup my computer? I actually can't start it up right now, because I am getting the message Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device.
thank you

A:accessing command prompt on computer startup

you need a bootable start-up floppy disk get it hear
boot disk

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I'm trying to format my hard drive and reinstall Windows XP. I'm trying to boot with command prompt but it keeps going to Windows. The problem is I get an error The System Is Not Fully Installed. Please Run Setup Again. Well I'm pushing F8 to reboot with command prompt and it tries to load an incomplete Windows. I tried booting from CD in BIOS and it did the same thing. Now boot from CD is not available. I have boot disk on my flash drive but that doesn't work since it's not available in BIOSAny Suggestions? Does this make sense to you?

A:Unable To Boot Computer To Command Prompt

Why do you want to boot to the command prompt?

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This is a question on file and folder location.

The program being used creates a file in a directory.

From my use of Win 7 I can only navigate to the file in elevated command mode in the DOS box.

Is there a way to permanently reveal all folders to the Win 7 interface?

Part of the directory tree reads as follows:

c:\users\all users\my directory\another directory\ .file name

In Win 7, all users and the rest cannot be retrieved with search.

The goal is to make a shortcut to the .file name directory

A:Use elevated command mode within Win 7


The folder "All Users" is a hidden protected operating system file/folder.

See this tutorial to unhide.

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

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  Way too many Windows Explorer crashes and numerous odd behaviour for a relatively fresh clean W7P install. Just popped up after having went from free av to SpyBot's Pro having BitDefender as their flagship av aand used it for 3 days until oddball behaviour spooked me and so I unistalled SpyBot. Now poking around to see wuz up wit dis infernal machine. Tried trouble-shooting via clean boot, nothing pointed to nuttin. Went to use elevated command prompt (from me as admin) and yet the command or 'DOS' window seems to indicate I'm not an Admin, ref. see scr-shot. As I read and recall, the resulting command line (as an Admin) is supposed to read as C:\Windows\system32, no? Any wisdomeers out presently here?  Will hang a bit and den check back every hr or so.  Best regards and happ-e-trail otherwise, wguru   

A:Deflated elevated command

Hi,Did you try opening elevated command prompt like this: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/783-elevated-command-prompt.htmlBe logged in Windows as AdministratorRegardsVisruth

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Dont know what happened but everytime I open command prompt my laptop shuts down.

There is pop up after I open a command prompt saying "You have been logged off Windows will now shutdown"

I have a Dell XPS M1330 Vista Home Premium

A:[SOLVED] Computer shuts down whenever I open a command prompt

How are you opening the Command Prompt? From a shortcut, or Start | Run(or in Search box), then typing cmd?
If the later, try typing cmd.exe, %comspec%, and C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe, see if it makes any difference.

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Ok, trying to fix my computer. It starts up blue screen with hp logo with esc, f1 f10 ect. Then it goes to black screen with Safe mode, Safe mode with command prompt, start normal. It doesnt matter what safe mode I go to, the screen scrolls fast with all this writing and then restarts itself. I cant use command prompt, it wont let me type anything, it does the scroll thing and puts all this writing on there then restarts. If I go to f10 system restore, it acts like its going to start a restore, loads on the bottom of the screen goes to a screen with HP and a little bar thats scrolls, then goes to a blue screen and has a big mouse on it and that is where it stays.
I have tryed to use a disk to boot it up. I am out of options, someone got ideas, plase help, this has been going on too long.

It is an HP a1203w

A:Computer wont boot, cant get in command prompt, cant sys restore

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hey... my command prompt is like showing like symbols and letters... and like near the bottom it will have words.. like if i type in "cmd" the ip stuff dont show up instead a whole page of random things pop up and some are symbol like and no its not the font... also i think i deleted some kind of folder that allows me to remove and add things to the computer... now i cant open certain folders or i cant download anything... help... thnx

A:command prompt is acting weird after we cleaned the computer

What do you mean by cleaned the computer?

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I have been using an unelevated admin user account since installing win 8.1 pro and I've been having problems constantly (UAC nagging me, access denied when trying to kill processes and so on) and I decided I want to use the elevated admin account as my main. I understand security risks and convenience is more important to me as I don't have any sensitive information on my laptop. I was wondering if I can merge the user account I used until now, which has all my app settings, with the elevated admin user account and use that one from now on.

A:How do I transfer main user to Elevated Admin user?


It is the same a switching from any other account to a different one except that as you'll not be able to use the Store apps using the built in Administrator account you don't even get to use the OneDrive synching of settings.

Sorry about that.

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