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elevated command prompt...huh?

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    elevated command prompt...huh?

    how do I open an elevated command prompt?

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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    Right click the bottom left corner of the screen and select Command Prompt (Admin)

    Elevated Command Prompt - Open in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 24 Jan 2013 at 22:14. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    alright, thank you.
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elevated command prompt...huh?
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