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12 Feb 2010   #1

Newbie question

I wanted to shrink the volume that Windows 7 is on but says I need to run chkdsk first. How do I run it at an elevated level. My account is an administrator account?


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12 Feb 2010   #2

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Just right-click on the cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator. Elevated Command Prompt
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12 Feb 2010   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post

Just right-click on the cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator. Elevated Command Prompt
The advice given by Jonathan is very important in for the proper operation of your OS. Many procedures require the "Run as Administrator" instruction. It will be needed for many repair commands and other functions. It is good that you have asked.

If you have any other questions or problems, that you wish to to discuss, you will always be welcome at the Forum. In addition, we would welcome any knowledge that you care to share with us. Enjoy Windows and the best to you.
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