I just realized that my Windows installation does not have the Command Prompt option available in the Apps screen. Actually, the whole "Windows System" section is missing
That's really weird, and a bit suspicous.
I'm currently using Windows 8 not Windows 8.1, but I do also use 8.1 sometimes and to my knowledge all of the below instructions will be the same on it.
Add A Tile For The Command Prompt To The Windows System Section Of Your Apps Screen:
1. Open Explorer, navigate to "C:\Users\YOURUSERNAMEGOESHERE\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools".
2. In Explorer, right click, choose "New shortcut".
3. In the Create Shortcut window, in the Type the location of the item line, type "C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe", and click "Next".
4. In the Type a name for this shortcut line type "Command Prompt", and click "Finish".
Add A Tile For The Command Prompt To Your Start Screen:
1. Open Explorer, navigate to "C:\Windows\System32", and scroll down until you find "cmd.exe".
2. In Explorer, right click on "cmd.exe" and choose "Pin to Start".
Open A Command Prompt As Administrator When There Is No Shortcut In Your Start Screen Or Apps Screen:
1. Press "Control+ALT+Delete".
2. Choose "Task Manager" from the presented list.
3. In Task Manager go to "File", and then "Run new task".
4. In the Create new task screen, on the Open line, type "cmd.exe", and check the box for "Create this task with
5. Click "OK".
Edited by hollowface, 26 January 2015 - 09:16 PM.