Starting a Command Prompt in Administrator Mode
Introduction

If you have Vista's User Account Control (UAC) turned on (the default), you may need to start the Command Prompt in Administrator Mode in order to perform necessary Command Prompt procedures.

When working in this mode, extra care should be taken to follow any instructions as presented. When finished, the Command Prompt window should be exited.
Instructions

Click on the Start button and then on All Programs.

1.1

Click the Accessories menu.

1.2

Right-click on Command Prompt and then click the Run as administrator option from the pop-up menu.

1.3

If Vista's UAC is turned on, click the Continue button.

1.4

The Administrator: Command Prompt window should open.

1.5

When you are finished using the Command Prompt, close it using the exit command. You can also close it by clicking on the window's Close button.

exit 
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