Command Prompt with Administrator privileges shortcut
This quickstart shows you how to create a command prompt (cmd) with administrator privileges shortcut in your desktop.
To create a shortcut, on your desktop,
right click then, select
new. It show expand to another view with bunch of options. Select
You will get a window asking you to locate the file. Here, you'd need to locate Windows Powershell . Below table is the location of Windows Powershell for 32bit & 64bit.
Powershell Executables File System Locations on 64-bit Windows
|32-bit (x86) PowerShell executable||%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe|
|64-bit (x64) Powershell executable||%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe|
Powershell Executables File System Locations on 32-bit Windows
|32-bit (x86) PowerShell executable||%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe|
You can navigate to the directories mentioned above by copy pasting the location on windows file explorer.
Once you have copy pasted the location of the file in the box, click
Next . It will ask you to insert a name for the shortcut you're about to create. Give it a name. You will see newly created shortcut in your desktop. Now, right click on the shortcut you have created earlier and select
You will get a windows with bunch of tabs such as
Shortcut etc. In
Shortcut, you will see
Target box, after the
powershell.exe paste following code
-Command "Start-Process cmd -Verb RunAs"
It should look like this:
C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -Command "Start-Process cmd -Verb RunAs"
OK . You're done. When you double click on the shortcut , you will get Command Prompt with Administrator Privileges.