How to Run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Command Prompt is known as DOS. It is the integral feature in all windows operating devices. Command Prompt is an important tool in Windows which is used to configure window settings by entering commands. In Windows 8, you know that the Start button is not found in the taskbar. Thus it becomes difficult to open the Command Prompt as an administrator. To do this work one may follow the tips given further:


Windows 8 DOS

Here we are giving some tips to run the Command Prompt as an administrator in Windows 8.

How to Run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8

Method – 1

  • At first, Open Windows Explorer from Metro window.
Windows 8 Metro screen windows explorer tile
  • Now open Local disk drive (C: ) window.
  • Locate File menu and click on the Command Prompt in the drop-down menu.
  • Click Open Command Prompt as administrator. Now you can proceed with any of your work.
open command prompt option in file explorer menu

Method – 2

find command prompt from apps lists
  • Find the Command Prompt icon in search lists.
  • Right-click on the Command Prompt icon.
  • Click the Advanced button at the bottom and choose Run as administrator.
advanced button prompt


Method – 3

  • Press Windows logo key + X shortcut from the keyboard. Here we find the Power user menu at the bottom.
  • Click Command Prompt (Admin) option from here.
How to Run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 8
  • Now the Command Prompt window in administrator mode will be displayed on the desktop screen.

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