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Windows 7: running CMD from C:\windows\system32

05 Oct 2014   #1

i dont know
running CMD from C:\windows\system32

Ok so first off I am a stupid 15 year old so please dont get mad if this question is stupid.
My problem is that when I hit the windows key and R the Run app pops up and I type cmd however what happens is it runs from C:\Users\Evan instead of C:\windows\system32 can some one please help me fix this?
A video would be very helpful or just detailed typing THANKS!

Note: The reason I ask is because before when it ran from C:\windows\system32 the commands like ipconfig worked now they dont running from C:\Users\Evan

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05 Oct 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64


If you right click on the command prompt in Start Orb>All Programs>Accessories and select Run As administrator,
you will get to the elevated command prompt.

Elevated Command Prompt

You can also type cmd into the start search box.
Then right click on the cmd.exe that appears in the list and select Run as administrator.
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05 Oct 2014   #3

i dont know

ok thanks but i think i am on wrong forum because i think i have windows 8
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05 Oct 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

It does not matter, it's the same.
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 running CMD from C:\windows\system32

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