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Command line Challenge - opening elevated cmd.exe


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Schoolkid

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I am attempting to disable UAC on a laptop, but cannot launch elevated command line via any previously recommended methods. When i attempt to disable UAC through standard cmd.exe, i get Access Denied. When i right click cmd.exe and select 'run as administrator' only standard command line is opened.
How can i open elevated command line without using the right-click or equivalent keyboard short-cut method?

Edited by Schoolkid, 10 August 2010 - 04:00 PM.

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You need to clarify what "previously recommended methods" you have tried.

The most common way of gaining Admin at a command prompt is thus:

Open the Start Menu, type "cmd" (no quotes). Then hold down CTRL, SHIFT and press Enter.
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