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May 14
How to open command prompt in WinPE

I am always forgetting things. This is one of them. There are two different key combinations with which you can start command line (cmd) when in WinPE (Windows PreInstallation Environment).

In normal Windows Setup, when you just boot installation media from DVD or USB flash disk, you can press Shift-F10 to open command line.

In the case of System Center Configuration Manager (shortly SCCM, configmgr or even config manager) and its WinPE OSD installation or image capture, the boot image has a different key for that. You must press F8.


Control F2

Control + F2
 on 05/11/2016 06:14

Re: How to open command prompt in WinPE

F8 in MDT
 on 11/10/2019 14:05

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