Elevated command prompt is simply a command prompt with administration rights. Many times we need it to execute certain commands in our computer. In Windows 7 and Windows Vista Command Prompt can be explored with administration rights (Elevated Prompt) by typing cmd right in the Start Menu search box and simultaneously pressing Ctrl + Shift + Enter key combinations.

Normal Command Prompt in Windows 7

Normal Command Prompt in Windows 7

Generally in Windows, we deal with normal Command Prompt and when we come to know that the certain commands need administrator rights then we close the current command prompt and again launch command prompt with administration rights. In this situation we feel a little bit of inconvenience. However, there is also an alternate way by which you can explore command prompt with admin rights from the currently opened normal command prompt window itself. It definitely saves your precious time and also you can switch from Normal Command Prompt to Elevated Command Prompt by just writing a single command in Normal Command Prompt.

Elevated Command Prompt from currently opened Normal Command Prompt


  1. First of all download ELE ZIP ARCHIVE. It is the tool that lets you to open command prompt every time with administration rights.
  2. After downloading, extract the zip archive in a folder and find e.cmd and ele.exe files. Copy these two files and paste it in to the location C:\Windows folder, where C is your default Windows operating system drive letter.
  3. That’s all. You’re done. Now you can type ele in Normal Command Prompt to open a new command prompt window with administrator rights or use ele/x command to close current command prompt window and open new command prompt window with administrator privileges automatically.