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OS: Windows Vista

I would like to press WIN+R and run commands I enter there as admin for example:

mstsc /span -admin like this. ( i know -admin does nothing )

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You can use the Elevation Powertoy.

Just put the "elevate.cmd" into a folder in your path. Then elevate commands:

elevate mstsc /span

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Not sure if you can do WIN+R without disabling UAC, which you don't want to do.

Another alternative would be to create a shortcut to cmd.exe within your system folder. Right click the shortcut > Properties > Advanced > Run as Administrator (Tick Box).

Save this to your desktop and run it whenever you wish. I am sure you would reconfigure your Windows shortcuts to run this by default under WIN+R if you so wish.

Hope this helps.

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  • That's sadly not an option I'm working on customer computers which means I can just do that. – dan Jan 24 '14 at 12:19
  • Well if you're wanting a solution for yourself I would suggest the shortcut as a temporary measure, but if your customer doesn't want to change UAC settings, use a shortcut and/or reassign default shortcut keys there really isn't much you can do about it. I would also point out if it's a customer machine unless they have a specific reason to need an admin terminal every time they open one they should leave the security as it is to avoid system problems. – Matthew Williams Jan 24 '14 at 12:25

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