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In this blog post we provide you different steps in order to access PowerShell with administrative access.


Mar, 19

Open PowerShell with Admin Access

Open PowerShell with Admin Access


Open PowerShell with Admin Access from Cortana
    first Click on Cortana.
    then Type PowerShell.
    After finding Windows PowerShell, right-click on it and click Run as Administrator.

Note: If your UAC is enabled, an alert will be displayed which will open PowerShell by clicking Yes.

Open PowerShell from the Run window

    Press the Win Key keys with r from the keyboard to launch the Run window.
    Type PowerShell and click OK to return to PowerShell.
    Then type the following command to force PowerShell to Run as Administrator.

    Start-Process PowerShell  -Vert  runAs      

Note that this command can be used to access and go to Administrator mode whenever PowerShell is open.

Open PowerShell from the WinX menu

    In the new Windows 10 update, right-click on the start or press Winkey + x WinX key combination.
    In this menu click on Windows PowerShell (Admin).

   Before upgrading Windows 10 in this menu, you would see the Command Prompt (Admin) button, which will open CMD by clicking on it.

   After opening the Command Prompt environment, type "PowerShell" and hit "Enter" to go to the PowerShell environment with admin access.

Open PowerShell via Task Manager

    Combine the Ctrl + Shift + Esc key to open the Task Manager.
    Select Run new task from the File menu.

    Type "PowerShell" and select "Create this task with administrative privileges" and then click OK.

Open PowerShell from the start menu

    Open the Start menu.
    Open the Windows PowerShell directory.
    Right-click on Windows PowerShell and click Run as administrator.

Note: In Windows 7 and Vista, PowerShell is located under the Accessories menu.

Elizabet J

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