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I'm not able to open an elevated command prompt in Windows 7 Ultimate. Previously I was able to open such a command prompt in one of the following ways:

  • Start > type "cmd" then hit Ctrl + Shift + Enter
  • Start > type "cmd" then right click "cmd" and select Run as Administrator.

However when I try this now I only get a normal command prompt without administrator rights.

Any ideas what could be wrong, and how I could fix it?

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Are there any errors? –  Aaron McIver Feb 23 '11 at 14:51
@splash i want to open with admin privileges, that's why i m writing here... –  Black Feb 24 '11 at 12:03

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