How to Open Command Prompt on Windows 11/10?

Most Windows users do not use Command Prompt (CMD). There are many options to customize your Windows operating system with customized apps. Moreover, there is some task that requires a command prompt to execute.

Command prompt is a helpful tool that allows you to make some quick changes that you can do in the graphic area. In the graphical interface, some changes can only be done with the help of the Command prompt because you won’t find any settings there.

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There are many ways to open Command Prompt on Windows 11/10; some of them are illustrated below:

You can access Command Prompt from Windows+X (Power User or WinX) Menu

It would be best if you pressed Windows+X keys from your keyboard to open the Power User Menu and select the Command Prompt or Command Prompt Admin option.

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You can also open the Power User by right-clicking on the Start button and then search for Power User.

Note: If you find PowerShell instead of Command Prompt on the Power User (WinX), you need to switch back to the Command Prompt on the Power users menu.

You can also open Command Prompt from Task Manager:

Open Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL together with more details. After that choose File menu and select Run New Task option.

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Open up Command Prompt by typing CMD and then clicking on OK. You can also choose “Create this task with administrative privileges” to open Command Prompt as Administrative privileges.

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You can also open Command Prompt from a Start Menu Search:

You can easily open Command Prompt from Start Menu by clicking on Start Menu and Searching for CMD or Command Prompt. Click the Command Prompt option from the search tab.

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You can also open Command Prompt from Run Box:

You need to press WIN+R to open Run Box. There type CMD and click on OK button to open Command Prompt.

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You can also open Command Prompt from File Explorer:

Open File Explorer and go to the “C:\Windows\System32” folder. Double-click the CMD file to open Command Prompt.

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