Howto launch elevated Commandline and change date and time

16th Aug 2017 | category: Computer & Printers | Hits: 46 Howto launch elevated Commandline and change date and time

The elevated commandline is an administrative terminal for the windows OS, therefore be careful with the commands as they can crash your computer and fail to boot again which may lead to loss of data.

Press windows key
Type “cmd” without the quotes

Press and hold down Ctrl + Shift + Enter on the keyboard.

You will be prompted to accept launching of the elevated commandline, select YES.


To adjust date from the elevated commandline, type “date”, without quotes, and enter the date in the format month-day-year (mm-dd-yy)
Hit the return key after entering the correct date.

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To adjust time from elevated commandline, type “time” without quotes, and enter time in the format hr: minutes

Hit the return key after entering the correct time

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