How To Pin Command Prompt (Administrator) In Windows 10

Introduction

 
A key feature in the Windows family is to pin any application, folder and settings to start screen, desktop and taskbar. We can also use this feature in Windows 10 for pinning the Command Prompt (Cmd) to start screen, desktop and taskbar.
 
Pinning is a technique to create shortcuts in the start menu/screen, desktop, and taskbar. This is a very useful feature for professionals who can access their applications and folders by simply clicking on icons.
 
This tutorial will show you various steps on how to pin  the command prompt (Administrator) to start screen, desktop, and taskbar in Windows 10.
 

Pin Command Prompt (Admin) to Desktop

 
Step 1
 
Right-click on the empty area of the desktop and select "New > Shortcut".
 
Desktop Icon
Step 2
 
Click on the browse button and choose "cmd.exe" from "C:\Windows\System32\" and click on the Next button.
 
Navigate the path
 
Step 3
 
Choose any name for this shortcut that you want, and then click on the Finish button.
 
Give any Name
 
Step 4
 
After clicking on the Finish button, the shortcut icon will be generated.
 
Shortcut will created
 
Step 5
 
To run the Command Prompt (Cmd) as Administrator (Admin), right-click on this newly created shortcut and click on Properties.
 
click on properties
 
Step 6
 
In the "Command Prompt Properties" window, under the "Shortcut tab" click on the "Advanced" option.
 
click on advance option
 
Step 7
 
"Advanced Properties" window will appear on the screen then click on "Run as administrator".
 
Give Permission
 
By clicking on the "Command Prompt" shortcut icon, the user can do any work through command prompt (Cmd) as administrator (Admin).
 

Pin Command Prompt (Admin) to Start

 
By following the given two methods, the user can pin the command prompt (Admin) in start menu/screen
 
Method 1 - Via Shortcut Icon
 
Step 1
 
On the desktop screen, right-click on the Command Prompt shortcut icon and click on "Pin to Start".
 
click onpin to start
 
Step 2
 
Now go to the Start Menu (Screen), the Command Prompt Shortcut will be shown here.
 
Method 2: Via Search Option
  
Step 1
 
Open Start.
 
Step 2
 
Search for "cmd or Command Prompt" and right-click on it.
 
start
 
Step 3
 
Click on "Pin to Start".
 
click on pin to start
 

Pin Command Prompt (Admin) to Taskbar

 
By following the given two methods, the user can pin command prompt in taskbar 
 
Method 1 - Via Shortcut Icon
 
Step 1
 
On the desktop screen, right-click on the Command Prompt shortcut icon and click on "Pin to taskbar".
 
select option
 
Step 2
 
Now, you can see the Command prompt shortcut icon in the taskbar.
 
Method 2: Via Search Option
 
Step 1
 
Open Start.
 
Step 2
 
Search for "cmd or Command Prompt" and right-click on it.
 
Step 3
 
Click on "Pin to taskbar".
 
select pin to taskbar
 
And, you can see the command prompt shortcut icon in the taskbar.
 

Conclusion

 
By following any of the above methods, you can pin Comand Prompt (Cmd) as an administrator (Admin) to desktop, start, and taskbar in Windows 10.
 
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