There are many situations when we need to run Command Prompt with administrative rights, in order to perform certain changes or access system areas for which a regular Windows user doesn’t have permissions. A simple solution would be to always run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 10.
Which is entirely possible. And all you need to do is create a special shortcut. There’s nothing new to this since it’s been available in all recent Windows versions, specifically starting with Vista.
How to always run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 10
The first thing you need to do is to create a regular shortcut that launches the Command Prompt.
Right-click on the Desktop and select New -> Shortcut from the menu.
Type ‘cmd.exe’ in the text field and on the following screen, name the shortcut.
After you create the shortcut, right-click on it and select ‘Properties’ from the context menu.
Now click on the ‘Advanced’ option.
Enable the ‘Run as administrator’ option like in the image above.
From now on you can use this desktop shortcut to always run Command Prompt as Administrator in Windows 10.
When you double-click on the shortcut you might receive a UAC prompt. If you find that annoying you can disable UAC from Control Panel’s User Accounts settings menu. However, be aware UAC (User Account Control) can prevent potentially malicious applications from making unwanted changes to the system and once you disable it, it will affect all apps.