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Windows 7: Command Prompt Missing

11 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Command Prompt Missing

hello this is my first thread on this forum, so today i tried to open my command prompt because i tend to allocate more ram to minecraft whenever i play. I searched for it, and it was not even there. i searched cmd, went into accessories, and even did SHIFT-RC and it said "application not found". so is there any way i can get this back?

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11 Nov 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello CannedOstrich, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It may just be the shortcut missing. You might see if the tutorial below may help. If not, then check to see if you still have the C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe file.

Command Prompt

Hope this helps for now,
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11 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I've seen this happen before, where mysteriously the shortcut for the command prompt program vanishes. It should still reside in your System32 folder, though.

Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. In the pop-up dialog, select the File menu and "New Task (Run)", then enter "cmd". If it works, then the command prompt file is there. You can enable Windows Explorer to show you system files, then navigate to the folder Shawn mentions above and create a new shortcut. You can create more than one of you wish, in addition to putting one back in the "Accessories" folder where it originally existed.
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