How To Open Command Prompt As Administrator Window to Any Folder in Windows 8

by windowsiso on September 10, 2012

The normal way of opening a Command Prompt As Administrator window in Windows 8 has one little problem. It always points to c:windowssystem32 once it’s opened. And sometimes I don’t quite like it.

Here I am going to show you a very easy way of doing so.

Set up

Open the new Windows Explorer in Windows 8, go to File menu, Open command prompt, and right click open command prompt as administrator menu, choose Add to Quick Access Toolbar.

Command Prompt as Admin - add to quick access bar

Once it’s added, it looks like this.

Command Prompt as Admin - added to quick access bar

Now, let’s see how to use it?

Super easy now. Browse to the folder you want to open Command Prompt window with,

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