How to open command prompt in Windows (all versions)

How to open command prompt in Windows (all versions)

Here you can find, how to open command prompt in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98, 95…

 

 

How to open command prompt in Windows 10

  1. Click Start.
  2. Type cmd and press Enter

or

  1. Click Start with right mouse button
  2. Select Run
  3. Type cmd and press Enter.

Notice: For some commands and options to work in the Windows Vista and 7 command line you must run the command line as administrator. To do this, right-click on the cmd icon and choose Run as administrator.

How to open command prompt in Windows 8

  1. Get to the Start screen
  2. Type cmd and press Enter.

or

  1. Move the mouse cursor to the very bottom-left corner of the screen and right-click, or press Windows key + X.
  2. In the power user task menu, select either Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin).

How to open command prompt in Windows Vista and 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Type cmd and press Enter.

Notice: For some commands and options to work in the Windows Vista and 7 command line you must run the command line as administrator. To do this, right-click on the cmd icon and choose Run as administrator.

How to open command prompt in Windows NT, 2000, and XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Run.
  3. Type cmd or command and press Enter.

How to open command prompt in Windows 95, 98, and ME

If you can get into Windows 95, 98 or ME, you can get to an MS-DOS prompt by following the steps below.

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type “command” and press enter. 

 

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