Command Prompt is the command-line interpreter which comes in use to fix many of the common problems which occur in the Windows Operating System. However, while executing a command in the Command Prompt window, you get the error message “System error 5 has occurred” in place of Command was executed successfully, then you can read this article further. This article will help you to know every single detail of your query regarding the error message. So, check it out.
The Command Prompt window can be opened simply or with the Administrator Privileges. A few of the commands need the Command Prompt window with the Administrator priveleges only to run a task. Such commands will not be executed on the Command Prompt window without the Administrative rights. And if you try to run them on that window of the Command Prompt, then you will probably get the “System error 5 has occurred access is denied” error message on the black background window. If this is the case, nothing to worry. After following the thorough instruction of this article, you will get the error resolved.
A lack of complete knowledge regarding the commands can lead to such an error message on the screen. Every command is not allowed by the simple Command Prompt to execute, in such case, you need to run the Command Prompt window with the administrator privilege. But, this is what is not known to many of the users and that effect in such an error on the screen. Now, the question is how to open the Administrator Command Prompt to run such special commands. To know the answer to this question, you need to check the below section of this article, which is the solution for the error message as well.
By launching the Command Prompt with the administrator privileges, you will get the error resolved. And you will see that the task which you want to perform is done successfully, by running that command on the administrator privileges Command Prompt window. So, let’s now see how to open the Administrator: Command Prompt window.
There are different ways by which you can open the Administrator: Command Prompt window, and are as follows:
These below are the steps, by utilizing which you can get the Administrator: Command Prompt titled window open on the screen. And with the help of the window, you will able to execute the command successfully, which gave you the error 5 on the normal Command Prompt window. So, let’s begin:
That is the overall steps, you need to follow to get the Administrator: Command Prompt window open. Now, on the Administrator: Command Prompt window, try to execute the command by writing that over the window, and pressing the Enter key after that. Hopefully, now you will get your desired results with the command using the Administrator: Command Prompt window.
If you are using the developed version of Windows, that is, 8, 8.1 or 10 then, you can try this method as well to open the Administrator: Command Prompt window. And the steps to follow are as below. So, check them out:
That’s it, to get the Administrator: Command Prompt window open.
Now, in this Command Prompt window, enter the command which you want to execute and tried earlier on the simple Command Prompt. Then, press the Enter button and check if the issue gets resolved.
The steps to open the Administrator: Command Prompt from the Windows/ File Explorer folder are as follows:
All these are the complete information regarding the “System error 5 has occurred” topic. Hopefully, after a complete study of this article, your all doubts along with the problem gets resolved. If you have any more queries regarding the error, then you can leave a comment in the section given below.