The command window is also known as CMD, or the command prompt (Command Prompt), with this tool you can carry out different activities within the computer.

How to open command window in Windows 10

All operating systems, once they receive the different updates, also undergo important changes in their operation, which is why, in this opportunity, we are going to show you the different ways in which you can open command window in windows 10 

Open the command window with a shortcut

The first option, which works very easily, is to open the command window using a shortcut. This consists of Press the Shift key and at the same time right click with your mouse. 

The next thing you should do is select the option ''Open command window here''. 

However, this option is not available in all Windows 10 operating systems, in the new updates it has been removed.

Open command window in Windows 10 with context menu

This is a simple and fast process, but you must do some modifications in the operating system registries. However, it is important that you keep in mind that these changes must be carried out very carefully to avoid affecting the operation of Windows 10.

  1. Enter the registry editor

The first step is to enter the Windows 10 registry editor, for this, you must press the key Windows and R at the same time. Immediately, a window appears with which you can run the regedit command. 

  1. press accept

The next step you must do is click on the option ''agree'', and a new tab opens where you have to select the one of /KHEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Directory/Shell/cm. In case it does not work you can also perform the process in /KHEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Directory/Background/Shell/cmd.

  1. Select the cmd folder

Right click with your mouse on the folder named cmd, and there, select the option ''Permissions''. 

Then a new window appears where you must click on ''Advanced Options'' to bring up another menu. 

  1. Open advanced security settings for cmd

Once there, you must click on the option ''Change'', which is at the top of the window. Then select ''Accept''.

  1. Enter the name of an active account

A new window will open where you must place the name of an account that is active, and that meets all the permissions established by Windows 10. After this, select the option ''Check names''.

when you select ''Accept'', the owner's name will already have been modified, and the next thing to do is activate the option ''Replace owner on subcontainers and objects''

For the change to be carried out correctly and saved, you must click on ''Apply and Accept''.

  1. Select ''Administrators'' in cmd permissions

In this window you should look for the option ''Administrators'', and at the bottom you must click on the full control option to allow the permission. Now click on accept so that the change is applied.

  1. Rename HideBasedOnVelocityld

In the new window that appears, you must right-click on HideBasedOnVelocityld and select ''Rename''.

Now write ShowBasedOnVelocityld, in case it is not accepted you have the option of adding a _ to the beginning of the name. 

  1. Close the registry editor

The next step you should do is close the registry editor, and press the Shift key at the same time that you right click with your mouse on any of the folders. In this way, you already have the option to open the commands easily.

Open PowerShell with Windows 10

This is another of the processes that you can carry out, and the first thing you should do is access the registry editor as in the previous case.

  1. Enter the registry editor

The first step you must do is enter the registry editor, in the path of /KHEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Diectory/Shell/PowerShell. In case the changes cannot be made, you can also start the process in /KHEY_CLASSES_ROOT/Directory/Background/Shell/PowerShell.

  1. Select the Permissions option

You must click on the right side of your mouse on the Powershell folder, and there, press ''Permissions''.

A new window opens where you must select ''Advanced Options'', and then accept for the changes to take effect. 

  1. Select the option to change

In the other window that appears on the screen, now you must click on ''Change'', which is located in the section of ''Owner''.

After this, a new window appears where you must place a user of the system. And press the option ''Accept'' to complete the changes.

Now, the next thing you should do is click on the box ''Replace owner on subcontainers and objects''. 

A window opens again where you must select the option ''Administrators (DESKTOP-AR3O55I/Users)'', and allow full control. Then you must click on ''agree'' for all changes to take place.

  1. change the name

Now in the PowerShell folder, you must right click with your mouse where it says ''ShowBasedOnVelocityld'', and select change name. place ''HideBasedOnVelocituld''.

  1. Combine the Shift key and the right click of your mouse

By doing this combination you can now directly enter the command window. 

  1. Edit the name

Once you edit the name, you can already see the option in the folder to open the PowerShell window.

What is the command window for?

The Windows 10 command window is one of the best tools you can use on your computer, and thanks to its smooth operation, you can have almost complete control of the entire operating system. 

In addition, its excellence is something that can indeed be verified with one of the new updates to the command window, known as PowerShell.