How do I get to a DOS prompt? - Common Computer Questions
Question: How do I get to a DOS prompt?
Answer: An MS-DOS prompt is command line interface that you can use within Windows to run commands to perform tasks that you may not be able to do from the graphical user interface (GUI).
There are a few ways to get to a DOS command prompt from within Windows. The easiest way is to click on Start, then Run and type cmd in the box and hit Enter. Or you can click on Start, Programs (or All Programs), Accessories and then Command Prompt.