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Command Prompt Elevate to Administrator

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I'm working on a Windows 7 system.  Windows Explorer is crashing upon login and I've got a black screen.  I can start task manager and run commands this way. I'd like to run some commands as Admin but holding ctrl+shift+enter on cmd within the Run box is not working.  I also can't navigate to cmd within system32 as Explorer is not working.  I need a way to run commands as Administrator for example chkdsk.
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by:Giladn
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1. Did you try safe mode with command prompt?
2. Did you try command from windows 7 cd repair mode? You can also do system restore from there..
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by:Sam Simon Nasser
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either you do it in the safe mode, or get windows 7 DVD and boot from it, and from their either : use the command prompt, or you do a system restore the date where it was working,
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by:Vontech615
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Yeah I know I can boot from a windows disk or live disk and run my commands the way I want. My question is just from the local hd that is having the problems is there way to run a command elevated.
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by:Vontech615
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btw system restore isn't working but this question is less about fixing the problem and more about running elevated commands.
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Sudeep Sharma earned 500 total points
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When you are at normal command prompt you can type: "runas /user:machinename\adminuser" cmd but that will still prompt you for an admin password and open a new cmd window.

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by:Vontech615
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SSharma, that's what I was looking for.  I found it through Google but I appreciate your response.  This is the solution.
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