Enable Windows CLI & Command Prompt Script Processing In Windows 8

Introduction

 
As we know, in earlier versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system, when a GUI interface was not used, the CLI & Command Prompt was the only way to interact with the computer. Hence CLI & Command Prompt is the most important scenario from a Windows point of view. The Command Prompt lets us use switches to specify the behavior of the task that we want to perform and by giving the commands to the PC we can perform various functions.
 
In this article, we will learn how to enable the Windows 8 Command Prompt as well as command prompt script processing in Windows 8.
 

How to Enable CLI & Command Prompt Script Processing In Windows 8? 

 
Note
 
Before starting the process we must be logged in as Administrator or have the required administrative rights to open and change local policies.
 
Step 1 
 
First, we must move to the Start window screen in Windows 8.
 
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Step 2
 
Then move the cursor on the bottom-right of the window screen and click the search box which is helpful to search in Windows 8.
 
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Step 3
 
Then in the search box type "gpedit.msc" and click on Apps from the right sidebar then click gpedit.msc in the main window.
 
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Step 4
 
Once the Local Group Policy is opened then use the following.
 

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System

 
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Step 5
 
Then under System just double-click on Prevent Access To the Command Prompt.
 
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Step 6
 
When you click on the policy-setting a dialog box labeled with Prevent Access To the Command Prompt will appear.
 
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Step 7
 
Now at the top, there are options for Not Configured, Enabled and Disabled available. Just select Disable from the list and click OK.
 
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Step 8
 
Now close the Local Group Policy Editor and bring up the Windows Run console using the Win+R hotkey combination.
 
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Step 9
 
Then just type gpupdate /force and hit Enter to forcibly update the local group policy.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Enable Windows CLI & Command Prompt Script Processing In Windows 8.