Using Windows Command Line as Administrator in LabVIEW

Updated Feb 24, 2020

Reported In


  • LabVIEW

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

I need to use Windows command line as an administrator in LabVIEW but get the following errors:
The ARP entry deletion failed: The requested operation requires elevation.

You must be an administrator running a console session.


To run Windows command line as administrator, close all LabVIEW applications and open a new LabVIEW session by right clicking its shortcut and selecting Run as administrator:

Then Windows command line can be operated using System Exec VI as shown here.