There are several ways to open Windows Terminal in Windows 11. It is also possible to set the Windows Terminal default app for Command Prompt. But what if you want to open Windows Terminal as administrator, is there any way to do so? Yes, there are several ways to open Windows Terminal with elevated rights. This gearupwindows article will show the easy and effective way to do so.
Elevated Windows Terminal allows you to perform various maintenance and administrative tasks that are not possible with this app’s normal rights. To refresh your memory, the Terminal application of Windows 11 allows you to run PowerShell, WSL, and the classic Command Prompt in a single console. It also features tabs so that you can work simultaneously with any of the available shells.
It is highly customizable and supports profiles to have a customizable shell adapted for your personal workflow. Windows Terminal features a bunch of hotkeys to save your time. Apart from the powerful functionality, the app has a cool, fancy look. It even supports emoji, background images (including animated gifs) and comes with hardware-accelerated text rendering.
- 1 How to open Windows Terminal with Administrative rights in Windows 11 using the Start menu?
- 2 How to launch Windows Terminal with Elevated rights in Windows 11 from Windows Search?
- 3 How to Open Elevated Windows Terminal in Windows 11 using Run dialog box?
- 4 How to access Elevated Windows Terminal using the Win + X menu in Windows 11?
Step 1. Click on the Start button from the taskbar to launch the Start menu and then click on the
Step 2. Now, please scroll down in the list till you find the Windows Terminal entry. Finally, press and hold the
If the User Account Control dialog appears, click on the
Once you complete the above steps, you will have access to an elevated Windows Terminal on your Windows 11 PC.
How to launch Windows Terminal with Elevated rights in Windows 11 from Windows Search?
Step 1. Press
Step 2. Now, type Windows Terminal in the search box. Right-click on its entry and select the
Once you complete the above steps, you will open Windows Terminal with elevated or administrative rights.
How to Open Elevated Windows Terminal in Windows 11 using Run dialog box?
Step 1. Open the Run dialog box using
Step 2. In the Run box, type the following and then press
Step 1. Press
Step 2. Here, click on the
That’s all. Now, Windows Terminal with admin rights will open on your computer or laptop.