Can't open elevated prompt and pass working directory

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    Mica
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    Start-Process Powershell -Verb RunAs -WorkingDirectory C:\

    This won't open to the set working directory. Anyone know how to get this working?

    #33799
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    Dave Wyatt
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    That's probably a security feature of some sort. I've noticed that my elevated prompts always show up in the \windows\system32 directory. Instead of -WorkingDirectory C:\, try -ArgumentList '-NoExit -Command Set-Location C:\'

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    Mica
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    That does it. Thanks!

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