How to open command prompt on Windows 8

Are you finding difficulties to open command prompt on Windows 8, then check out the information provided below.

There are two different ways using which Windows 8 users can access command prompt.

  • Run dialog
  • App Search Screen

Run Command

We know that there isn’t any Start button on Windows 8, so you can access Run dialog either by pressing Win Key + R

You can also launch Run dialog by navigating to bottom left corner then right clicking on the Metro Style Start menu and Selecting Run from the menu list.

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In the Run dialog, type cmd and press the OK button.

App Search Screen

Click the Search icon available on the Windows 8 sidebar. Then type first few starting letters of Command Prompt which should display the available apps in the Search list. Select Command Prompt from the list to launch the program.

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