How to open command prompt in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
The command prompt is very useful for us developers to run quick applications and commands. 
 
Windows 8 has two modes - the new Metro mode and the old traditional Windows mode.
 

To launch the command prompt in the new Metro mode

 
Hit the WIN+Q key to launch the Apps search bar and type cmd. You will see Command Prompt in the results. Click it to launch a Windows command prompt.
 
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In traditional mode

 
Hit WIN+X and select Run from the command prompt.
 
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In the Run dialog search text box, type cmd and click OK.
 

Command-Line Commands

 
Here is a complete list of command-line commands:
 
 

Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about How to open command prompt in Windows 8.