Friday, September 03, 2010

How to start System Privilege cmd.exe

In Windows 7, there is an easy way to start a command prompt with "NT Authority\System" privilege from a administrator account. This was used to be easy in the past.

To do so, from an administrator's command prompt, type "psexec -i -s powershell.exe". PSExec is a utility downloaded from SysInternal at Microsoft.

cmd.exe with System privilege