For anyone who has tried to open an elevated command prompt in Vista, you are aware of the numerous clicks you have to go through to get there. What you may not know is that there is an easier way of accomplishing this. Vista has a secret keystroke that you can use to open an elevated command prompt.
To use Vista’s keystrokes to open an elevated command prompt:
- Open the Start Menu, type the name of the application you want to run.
- Press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER instead of just ENTER.
- Press Alt + C to confirm the elevation prompt.
[tags]windows, vista, vista tips[/tags]