Need to access command prompt Tags: CPUs Boot Command Prompt IBM ThinkPad Last response: July 7, 2010 3:20 PM in CPUs Share BAB_25 July 6, 2010 5:03:45 PM I need to access comand prompt on IBM ThinkPad t20 that will not boot up windows.can anyone help please. More about : access command prompt tkrl26 July 6, 2010 5:13:43 PM put your Windows cd in, boot to it, and choose "recovery console". From there it will ask you what OS you want to boot to, and then it will ask for the admin passwd. And your in. BAB_25 July 6, 2010 5:26:15 PM I don't have a Windows cd, that's why I'm having this prob.I can fix it if I could get to my command prompt. Related resources Need total IDIOT's Guide to the Command Prompt Please. - Forum Command prompt will not open or run - Forum Command prompt - Forum Safe mode with command prompt does not work - Forum Http://www tomshardware com/forum/84496-45- command-prompt-remote-access -manager - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer icraig a b à CPUs July 6, 2010 9:36:08 PM You'll need a windows CD or IBMs recovery CD I'm afraid. There is no longer any DOS mode on Windows since Windows 98SE. What is the exact problem? We may be able to help further. surda July 6, 2010 10:52:33 PM try safe mode, hit F8 after the bios posts. BAB_25 July 7, 2010 3:47:00 AM I got my hands on a windows xp cd and prod key. I think they should put DOS on all boot menus but that's just my opinion.If this xp cd dont work, I'll try the F8 thing and let you know how it works untill thin thank for the help. BAB_25 July 7, 2010 3:20:27 PM surda said:try safe mode, hit F8 after the bios posts. Ok laptop up and running.Now I have to use my desktop screen with svga cable will not display on laptop screen and I dont know what the problem is, any thoughts on this. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHow do you use safe mode with command prompt to access my browser? ForumHow do you use safe mode with command prompt to access my browser? ForumCommand Prompt help ForumHow to launch command prompt in laptop ForumDelete graphics drivers from command prompt ? ForumXP and command prompt /password ForumUnicode support in Command prompt Forumcreat user from command prompt Forumstart ME in command prompt ForumCommand Prompt Command to: ForumIs this compatible? ForumNeed help making a choice - PLEASE ForumNew rig problems, need help! ForumI7 Build For CS4 - Need Opinions ForumNeed help in selecting PSU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !