How to open command prompt in Windows 8


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.

In traditional mode

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

Command-Line Commands

Here is a complete list of command-line commands:


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