You can do almost anything from the command prompt on Windows 10, even open the Google Chrome web browser. You can also open Chrome in incognito mode or go directly to a website. Here’s how it’s done.
Open Chrome using the command prompt
First, open command prompt by typing “command” in the Windows 10 search bar, then selecting “Command Prompt” from the search results.
At the command prompt, run the following command:
Chrome will now open. You can also do the same from the “Run” window.
Open Run by typing “Run” in the Windows 10 search bar and selecting the “Run” application.
Here, type Chrome, then select the “OK” button.
The web browser will now open.
Open Chrome as an administrator
You can also open Chrome as an administrator. You will need to use the runas command to reach the above. Run the following command at the command prompt:
runas / user: administrator “C: Program Files (x86) Google Chrome Application Chrome.exe”
You will then be prompted to enter the administrator password for your computer. Enter the password and press the Enter key to continue.
You will now run Chrome as an administrator.
Open Chrome in incognito mode
To open Chrome in incognito mode From the command prompt, run the following command:
Start Chrome / Incognito
To do this from the Run program, enter this command instead:
chrome / incognito
Chrome will now open in incognito mode.
Go directly to a specific website
If you want to register a step and open a specific website in Chrome from the command prompt, you can do so by running this command:
start chrome www..com
So if you wanted to go directly to How-To Geek, you have to run this command:
start chrome www.howtogeek.com
You can also access a specific website in incognito mode by adding the / incognito command. For example:
start chrome / incognito www.howtogeek.com
You can achieve the same goal using Run using this command:
Or, to open the site in private browsing mode, use:
chrome / incognito www.howtogeek.com
That’s all we can say about it!