Windows 8

How to Show and Use Command (cmd) Prompt in Windows 8

The DOS mode is still available in Windows 8. There are a few options to show and use the command (cmd) prompt.

1. From the Desktop Mode

Move the mouse cursor to the exact lower left corner until the desktop shortcuts menu appears and then right click.

2. From the Metro UI

Go to Windows 8 Metro UI by hit Windows key and then type Cmd. Windows will automatically search the Command Prompt for you.

3. From the Run Command Line

Follow the steps to show the “run” command line as described in my previous post. Type “cmd” to access the DOS environment.

Note: This tutorial was written on Windows 8 Release Preview.

To see my other blog post about Windows 8, click here. If you have a different or better way, please share with us.

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