5 Ways to open Command Prompt in Windows 8

Windows 8In Windows 8 you will not see old Programs Menu and classic start button. In windows 7, usually end user will find applications quickly by searching them in the “Run” box. To find Windows command prompt also not easy as previous windows version. A Windows Command Prompt is a screen where you type in commands that you would like to execute. The command prompt is very useful if you do some troubleshooting, especially if you are the windows system administrator. Most of basic troubleshooting steps will require windows command prompt. This post will show 5 ways to open Command Prompt in Windows 8.

OPTION 1 : How to Open Command Prompt from Search Apps :
a. At the right side of Windows 8 desktop, click Search Apps icon :
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b. In Search Apps box, type command to look for command prompt :
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OPTION 2 : How to Open Command Prompt from Win + X Users Tasks Menu :
a. At Windows Desktop, Press Win + X at your keyboard and pap on Command Prompt (Admin):
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OPTION 3: How to Open Command Prompt from Win + R and Run windows :
a. Press Win + R :
b. In run box, type cmd :
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OPTION 4 : How to Open Command Prompt from Users Tasks Manager :

a.  Open Task Manager :
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b. Click on File (menu bar), then press and hold the CTRL key and tab on Run new task.
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OPTION 5 : How to Open Command Prompt from File Explorer :
a. Open File Explorer (Windows Explorer), and navigate to the file below :
C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
b. Right click and select “Run as Administrator” :
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