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Windows 7 Home Premium x64


İ have a question,

My user account says Julia Administrator.

When i open an elevated command prompt,via Start>Programs>Accessories,right click Command Prompt,it reads: Administrator:Command Prompt at the top

however it opens to ' C:\Users\[username].

rather than to C:\Windows\system32 ( should it?)

An elevated Command Prompt window should open to C:\Windows\system32.,

However when i open a command prompt via Start>Run type cmd, get a command prompt with "Administrator: C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe":

but below that it still says C:/Users/Username

so any ideas which one is the elevated command prompt?

and what if any changes i need to make?

The UAC is disabled,so i don't get any pop ups.


P.S İ just tried opening the cmd.exe in C:/ Windows/system 32,and there it opens to C:/Windows /system32,

and on top it says Administrator:C:/Windows/system32/cmd.exe.

Edited by mysoul, 17 September 2012 - 09:33 AM.

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You get Administrator:Command Prompt if you have disabled UAC and do a normal Command Prompt.
If you run cmd.exe as Administrator (Start, type cmd, right click on cmd.exe at top and select Run as Administrator) you get C:\Windows\system32

Matches what you are seeing so I'd say that is correct.
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