How to Open Command Prompt (CMD) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows 8,7,XP

Open Command Prompt (CMD) or MS-DOS prompt in windows 8,7,xp

Open Command Prompt (CMD) or MS-DOS prompt in windows 8,7,xp

A Command Prompt is perform the tasks using Command Line in Prompt window without Graphical User Interface(GUI). Here we can use MS-DOS commands & other computer commands.

Here, we are going to Open the Command Prompt ( CMD ) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows XP, 7, 8 and up.

Solution 1: For Windows Vista , 7 , 8 and up

How to Open the Command Prompt ( CMD ) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows 8,7 and up

1). Click the Windows Start button from Task bar
2). Type cmd in “Start search” box.
3). Then click cmd.exe/cmd from search list under programs.
       If doesn’t work, just right click that and hit “Open” or “Run as administrator”

Solution 2: For Windows XP

How to Open the Command Prompt ( CMD ) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows XP

1). Click the Windows Start button from Task bar
2). Click Run from that list
3). Type cmd or command prompt in textbox and click ‘OK

Solution 3: For all Windows versions

How to Open the Command Prompt ( CMD ) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows 8,7 or XP

1). Click the Windows Start button from Task bar
2). Click All Programs -> Accessories
3). In Accessories click Command Prompt option.

Notes:
We can open the Run box in the different way,
Click Win + R ( means click continuously window button then click R button )

How to Open the Command Prompt ( CMD ) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows 8,7 or XP Win + R

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2 Responses to How to Open Command Prompt (CMD) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows 8,7,XP

  1. John Cena says:

    I don’s think you are a real / professional software engineer. This post is very silly and any one can achive this without following this way. Got my point?

    • karsho says:

      May I know who are you? First use your own mail id. Is this silly? just search Google as ‘How to Open Command Prompt’. minimum 1000 number results are coming related this. They are silly? 1st result from ‘Microsoft’, they too?

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