At the initial boot screen press f8 key until you see advanced booting options screen. Once the command prompt window opens you can use command prompt as you typically would.
For windows 7 click the start button and type command in the search box and then click on restart while the system reboots repeatedly press the f8 button until the boot menu displays on.
How to get into command prompt on startup windows 7. Choose command prompt from the list of programs. Wait for command prompt to load. Go to all programs accessories.
Open the start menu from the bottom left corner of the screen. Click on start button type command into the box then restart your computer. Once you re done with command prompt you can click the red x in the top right corner of the command prompt window and then click continue on the blue screen to restart windows normally.
Open and exit command prompt at boot in windows 7 start the command prompt at boot in windows 7 is a little different from windows 10 8 1. In windows 7 and windows vista it s a bit faster to enter command in the search box at the bottom of the start menu and then choose command prompt when it appears in the results.