Open command prompt (cmd) on Windows

In order to open the command prompt or CMD on windows, you should follow these steps:


If you would like to open the CMD on your desktop’s local Windows installation, you should go directly to step 2, or you should click Windows key+R, and go to step 4.

  1. Access through remote desktop to your server
  2. Open the Start Menu.
  3. Click on Run.
  4. Write down “cmd” in the text box and click on OK to open the command prompt.
  5. Trick

    On Windows 8 and newer, you can open the command prompt directly using the key combination: “[Windows key] + [X]”, and clicking on Command line (Administrator).

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