Issue: You need to launch a new powershell window from a command prompt. This is useful in many scenarios including managing a Windows Hyper-V core server.
Solution: From a command prompt, enter the following: runas /user:administrator “powershell.exe”
Or for PowerShell version 2.0:
runas /user:administrator “powershell.exe -version 2.0”
Look for my next article on managing Hyper-V Server Core from Powershell…