In the 1990's someone asked Steve Jobs why there was no CMD on the Apple to "escape to the operating system". He replied, "Why would anyone want to?"
I used Windows 8 yesterday. MSFT still has a CMD prompt. What they need is an escape to XP.
That's why I don't want an Apple computer. It's not designed for people like me.
But that's also why I don't want a Windows box.
sounds like you have a lot more dumpster diving to do eh woto?
MSFT still has a CMD prompt. Why would anyone want to?"
One reason would be to repartition your HD in some instances.