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Windows 7: Newbie question

12 Feb 2010   #1
windowsfree

Win7PRo/Ubuntu9.04
 
 
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?

Thanks


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12 Feb 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

Just right-click on the cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator. Elevated Command Prompt
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12 Feb 2010   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Hello,

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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