Command Prompt here (as Admin) for Windows Explorer

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Steven P.

This tweak places a context menu option to open a command prompt as Administrator (assuming you already have this permission with your account).


It places it in several places so that you can even right click anywhere in Explorer in a folder and the option also appears, also with right clicking a folder in Explorer.






Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
@="Command Prompt here"
@="cmd.exe /s /k pushd \"%V\""
@="Command Prompt here"
@="cmd.exe /s /k pushd \"%V\""
@="Command Prompt here"

@="cmd.exe /s /k pushd \"%V\""


Copy the above into a new file called admin_prompt_here.reg and merge it into the registry. It works right away without needing to reboot.


Bonus tip: You can change the "Command Prompt here" text to anything you want, I opted for a short one since the shield icon already represents that the option is run as an Administrator.


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