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I want to start an exe from the command line running as Administrator, is that possible to do from a non-elevated cmd prompt?

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You can use the runas command to impersonate a user.

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psexec and -h option is the way to do it:

-h         If the target system is Vista or higher, has the process
           run with the account's elevated token, if available.

I don't know of any other way to do that using built-in tools.

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