How to Open Command Prompt in Windows 8.1

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The users of Windows 7 can open a command prompt by using start option because in the start menu the users will find this option, but the users who have upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 will be in dismay because they can’t find Command Prompt application in the Start menu. So they have to look here and there for this application. Here, you will find an easy step by step guide to open Command Prompt application in Windows 8.1. You do not need to look for it in the whole system. It can be found in your Apps menu.

Steps to Open Command Prompt in Windows 8.1

You just need to follow the directions below to open Command Prompt in Windows 8.1.

Step 1: First, you need to click the “Start” button as it has been shown in the screenshot below.

Start Button in Windows 8.1Step 2: Now you will see the Metro UI. On the left side in its bottom you will see a down arrow. Click this arrow to proceed to the apps.

Metro UI in Windows 8.1Step 3: Now you will be in apps section. Here, you need to look for the app “Command Prompt”. If you swipe to the right side, you will find it at the end of the apps under the “Windows System” category as you can see in the image below. Click on it to open Command Prompt.

Command Prompt app in Windows 8.1Step 4: You will see Command Prompt Window is opened before you and you can carry on working on it now.

Command Prompt Screen in Windows 8.1

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