Run cmd as the system account.

So I really need to access some things that only the system account has access to in this case the \System Volume Information.

First off lets download PSExec which is a part of PSTools from Microsoft Sysinternals.
Unpack the PSTools.zip

So what does the /D /I /S stand for. Well /D tells psexec not to wait until the process is done prior to returning. /I is that the new program is to interact with a session on the computer. /S is for run as system.

In case you are running an really old system you might use the AT command to execute a cmd to interact with the desktop and under the system account.

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