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is there any ‘Sudo’ command for windows ?

I want to run a console program in Windows, but it required administrative privileges. So, I can right click the command prompt to run as administrator, but I want to use something from the command line to elevate the program.

Is there something like sudo in Windows?

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marked as duplicate by Mehper C. Palavuzlar, random May 19 '10 at 11:53

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@Blorgbeard: My answer isn't in that other question, so not exactly a dup. –  harrymc May 19 '10 at 9:14

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Or use runas, supplied with Windows:

Runas /user:administrator notepad

Or you can have a batch file (say myrunas.bat) that contains:

Runas /user:administrator %*

%* means "all parameters".
Used, for example, as:

myrunas notepad
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