Open the Windows Command Prompt
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Open the Windows Command Prompt


You need to open the Windows Command Prompt.




1. Open the Windows Start menu.



2. Type the letters CMD in the text field.



2C. Select the Command Prompt entry.

Windows Start menu, Command Prompt entry




Open the Command prompt as an administrator

Some processes will require you to open the Command prompt as an administrator. Here's how:




Windows Start menu, right-clicking the Command Prompt option and selecting the Run as administrator menu option

Search for Command in the Windows Start menu as described above.


To open the Command prompt as an administrator, right-click the Command Prompt entry in the menu and select Run as administrator from the menu that opens.

Last modified on Jun 01, 2022


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