You may start an Administrative Powershell from a separate shell by using the
-Verb RunAs parameter like this:
This will create an elevated Powershell instance, however the new instance of powershell will be targeting a new path:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\. If you’d like to open Powershell at a custom directory or the current shells directory you may pass in a Working Directory. For example:
Start-Process Powershell -Verb RunAs -WorkingDirectory . creates a new shell in the current directory with elevated permissions.
This works with other programs as well. If you want an admin Command Prompt for example you could run this:
Start-Process documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.management/start-process
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