Opening a Command Prompt without Elevation

You do not need to open a Command Prompt with elevation if you are not changing objects to your system. If you need an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows Vista then read "Opening an Elevated Command Prompt".

Here are the instructions that I use to open the Windows Vista Command Prompt.

Opening a Command Prompt without Elevation

NOTE

To enlarge the images, simply click on the images you would like to view. With Internet Explorer 7, you can right-click on the image to select Open in New Tab.

  1. Click on the Start Orb (commonly known as the Start button).
  2. Type cmd in the Start Search field on the Start Menu. Refer to Step 1 on the Image below.
  3. The Programs in the Start Menu in the left pane will populate. "cmd.exe" should appear.
  4. Click on cmd.exeto launch the Windows Vista Command Prompt. Refer to Step 2 on the Image below.
     

  5. Now a Command Prompt window will open. Refer to Image below.
     

NOTE

To enlarge the images, simply click on the images you would like to view. With Internet Explorer 7, you can right-click on the image to select Open in New Tab.

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Edited: May 3, 2012

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