What is Command Prompt and How can use it


What is Command Prompt ?

Prompt is a Command line interpreter which is used to execute a shell command to Computer and Command prompt is non-graphical user interface tool which only works for commands and Batch scripts? It comes with most Windows OS Versions

Command Prompt is a very powerful tool which allows to user to do anything which can be done by a GUI (Graphical User Interface) platform like a copy, Delete, move, create new file and folders and much more. It also works very faster than other GUI tools.


Like other tools Command Prompt also contains some limitation which is given below.

  1. It can only work by commands which inputs by user.
  2. Its commands are complex to memorize and type in inputs fields. In result it is not a popular tool
  3. In Command prompt string can only use 8191 character.
  4. It is only used by computer professionals.
  5. It is not user friendly because its command is very complex and it has not a graphical user interface

How does use Command Prompt ?

All the  windows versions have not same way to use . So here we gives tutorial of all steps to run command prompt.

Open Command Prompt in Windows 10 ?

  1. Click on Start Button and then type In search field for cmd now you will see command prompt icon and named with same now Hit enter key .
  2. Go to Windows directory of C drive (C:\Windows\System32) and scroll down and you will find cmd.exe .Right click on it and choose Run as Administrator.
  3. Open task manager hit alt key then choose a option named as start new task and enter in field Cmd.exe and hit enter key.

Open command prompt in windows 7 ,XP Or Vista.

  1. Click on Start Button and just type in input field Cmd.exe and you will find command prompt on above then hit enter.
  2. Press win key and then R now a small pop up will open now write Cmd.exe in it and just hit enter key.
  1. Go to C:\windows\system32 and find cmd.exe in it and run by clicking on it.



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