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How to Disable/Enable Command Prompt


Command Prompt is a feature of Windows that provides an entry point for typing MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) commands
and other computer commands. The most important thing to know is that by typing commands, you can perform tasks on your
computer without using the Windows graphical interface.
Command Prompt is typically only used by advanced users.

For more information please read the Wikipedia article.

Path Disabled Gpedit Regedit

In the Group Policy window please navigate to User Configuration - Administrative Templates -

System and open Prevent access to the command prompt


This method shows you how to Disable/Enable Command Prompt from Group Policy

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files

For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here

Type gpedit.msc and press Enter

The Default state is Not Configured and Command Prompt is Enable

To Enable cmd select Disable

To Disable cmd select Enable

To finish press ok button and close Group Policy window