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Microsoft Released Windows Console ColorTool

Microsoft Released Windows Console ColorTool

As you may remember, recently, Microsoft added a new color scheme in Windows 10. It is more bright and colorful than the previously used one. While it is possible to apply the new scheme to older Windows versions, Microsoft has decided to simplify this process even more. They have released a Console ColorTool app, which allows switching the color scheme of the command processor with one click.

Pin Admin Command Prompt to Taskbar or Start in Windows 10

Pin Admin Command Prompt to Taskbar or Start in Windows 10

The command prompt in Windows 10 is the shell environment where you can run text-based console tools and utilities by typing commands. Its UI is very simple and does not have any buttons or graphical commands. In this article, we'll see how to pin an elevated command prompt to taskbar or Start in Windows 10.

Change Colors in Command Prompt in Windows 10

Change Colors in Command Prompt in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to customize the font color and the background color in the Command Prompt window in Windows 10. It is possible to change it temporary or permanently, depending on what you need.

Command Prompt is Getting a New Color Scheme

Command Prompt is Getting a New Color Scheme

The built-in command prompt in Windows did not change much for a long time. This changed in Windows 10, where the app got a lot of nice improvements. Yesterday, Microsoft announced one more improvement, which is a new color scheme for cmd.exe.

Open Command Prompt at Boot in Windows 10

Open Command Prompt at Boot in Windows 10

The command prompt in Windows 10 is the shell environment where you can run text-based console tools and utilities by typing commands. Using the built-in commands, you can perform various tasks on your computer directly without having to refer to the GUI. For maintenance and recovery, it is useful to open the command prompt at boot in Windows 10. Here is how.

Add Command Prompt As Administrator Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Command Prompt As Administrator Context Menu in Windows 10

The command prompt in Windows 10 is the shell environment where you can run text-based console tools and utilities by typing commands. Its UI is very simple and does not have any buttons or graphical commands. In this article, we'll see how to add "Open Command prompt here as Administrator" to the context menu in Windows 10.

Command Prompt will remain available in Windows 10 Creators Update

Command Prompt will remain available in Windows 10 Creators Update

Yesterday, a new clarification was made by Microsoft. It explains the company's official position on the future of the Command Prompt and its modern successor, PowerShell. Many people misinterpreted the change being made in the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update and thought that Command Prompt was going to be completely removed.

Boot quickly into Safe Mode command prompt in Windows 10

Boot quickly into Safe Mode command prompt in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there is a way to reboot the OS quickly and launch the troubleshooting options directly. This is very useful if you have some issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 10 environment. For example, you may need to overwrite or delete some in-use files. It is a really good alternative to a bootable DVD or USB stick. In this article, I would like to share how to quickly access the command prompt for troubleshooting in Windows 10.