Run command prompt as administrator in windows 2003

Command Prompt

In this post we will discuss how to run command prompt as administrator in windows 2003.

Many of you may already know how to run command prompt as administrator in windows 7 or Vista by right clicking on the command prompt and Run As.

For windows server 2003 sometimes this method does not work. To fix the issue you need to perform the following task.

Click on the “Start” menu and click on “Run”

In the window that is opened type:

RUNAS /USER:administrator cmd.exe

This way, a command prompt is opened however that window has the administrator rights.

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