Btw, I can't run that from the command line. Could point out what is wrong if compared against a machine that works. . In the registry, I show the Command Processor entry the 2nd one was empty. Jan B I can provide ProcMon output, but I can't interpret it - it's too much information for me. Can I get a clue of what might be important to look for? I can go to the start page and press the Windows Key and go to the apps, but then the computer freezes without being able to open any apps. Jan B I also like to find the culprit, instead of just fixing, as you say.
Alternatively, you can move your mouse to the top or bottom right corner of the screen and swipe down or up respectively along the right edge. This has led many to think they are the same program but they are not, actually. If some keys do not exist, please ignore them. Resolve System Problems with command prompt! Even if you come to the desktop on the Windows 8, you will see a lot of difference from the Windows 7 start menu. Jan B I don't follow you about this 'misplaced window' idea. But that's a last resort, First lets try to find the culprit :.
What can I clarify about the symptoms? I fixed update downloads from Windows. ProcMon shows all the steps to producing the result that you are seeing. But in case it is just a matter of having a misplaced window I think it would be less work to clarify that aspect of your symptom description first. Simply click on the Run As Administrator option: From the Desktop Press the Windows key + X to display the Power User Menu of Windows 8. Step 1: Right-click on the empty space of taskbar and then click Properties to open Taskbar and Navigation Properties dialog.
One account my old one had its profile inherited from Vista and Windows7, now to Win8 , and the new I created got a different setup. Windows offers a , and with a lot of those methods you can also open the Command Prompt with admin privileges. In this quick post, I will discuss how you can launch the command prompt in Windows 8. The final step involves editing the properties of the created shortcut. Have you read this Microsoft information about repairing corrupt system files and errors? Is there a way to change this? Jan B Profile: You can always fix your profile and keep settings. There were much more data when it didn't work, maybe because it is administrator role in that case, and not in the other.
I can provide ProcMon output, but I can't interpret it - it's too much information for me. In previous version we had issues where when set on 1 cmd would not show. Step 1: Open your Windows 8. When these are all correct we proceed to profile. Method 3: Opening Command Prompt as administrator from Start screen. For this user; for another user on the same computer, not even administrator, it works fine.
The Charms will appear on the screen. Option Two: Use the Start Menu You can also open an administrative Command Prompt using just the Start menu or Start screen in Windows 8. Good luck Robert Aldwinckle --- I'd also be interested in seeing what a ProcMon view is like for when cmd. Let's explore all of these interesting methods. You can use the command prompt control in the cmd. The most general case is to have the window either off-screen or so small that it can not be moved by the mouse. It is replace with Windows Powershell.
Actually it may only be necessary to use keyboard commands to engage the mouse pointer on a hidden window, then it can be dragged or resized to where it can be seen and used normally. It will open the command prompt, which look exactly same as before! It will automatically go in to search mode and will search for what you typed cmd. I can login as another user, and there it works fine. Otherwise you could try using Win-P to show all tasks on one screen. About Windows command prompt The command prompt is one of the most powerful tools In Windows 10, used to execute entered commands. It might be as simple as using Win-Shift-Cursor to bring it back.
See the picture below: Option 2: You can open the command prompt by starting the cmd. Place the shortcut on the desktop. Also, it is possible to , which can improve the usability of Windows 8. You said earlier that there was nothing in the Taskbar but if in fact there is it would definitely be worth double-checking. Press Win + R shortcut keys. Step 2: Do a right-click on the Command Prompt entry and then click Run as administrator option to open elevated Command Prompt.
If there are more than two monitors involved then moving a window which is associated with the other screen can be as simple as establishing keyboard focus with it and then using a Win-Shift-Arrow command. Until I figure out and share how to access those good old features, here is a way you can run the command prompt in Windows 8 I figured out couple of ways to launch the command prompt in Windows 8: Option 1. Simply Right-click on Windows 10 Start menu and select command prompt admin open command prompt admin Windows 10 Start menu With Windows 10 fall Creators Update, you might see Windows PowerShell here instead of Command Prompt. Do you mean that the window is there, but outside of the screen, or what? In Control Panel is for example the right tool to handle many administrative tasks on Windows, the functionality depends on which of the Windows versions they use, Starter, Home, Pro, or even Enterprise. Related to this I don't know what I have done but the cmd. Switch the Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell option to Off.