How to start new tab as Admin?

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Jul 13, 2009
I'd like to be able to have a new tab contain Powershell, but running as admin.
Anyone know a trick to make that work?
Thanks --


Staff member
May 14, 2008
Do you mean Admin or Elevated? (They're not the same thing.)

There isn't a way to start an elevated TCMD tab window from a non-elevated TCMD. Doing that would require injecting a dll into every new process; something that I'm reluctant to do. (It gets my software flagged as malware by many antivirus & antimalware apps, and ensuring it'll work with a few hundred million apps is a compatibility nightmare.)