As you may already know, Microsoft is going to replace the classic Command Prompt console with Windows PowerShell as the default in every place in the UI. In the recently released Windows 10 build 14986, the context menu entries in File Explorer now point to PowerShell.
In previous Windows 10 releases, the context menu contained the classic command prompt as an option to open the current folder. In Windows 10 build 14986, the software giant removed the command prompt entry and added PowerShell instead.
Update: see these articles:
- Remove Open PowerShell window here from Context Menu in Windows 10
- Add Command Prompt to Context Menu in Windows 10 Creators Update
You can check it yourself.
- Install Windows 10 build 14986. You can install from scratch if you need.
- Press and hold the SHIFT key on the keyboard and right click on the empty space of your Desktop or in a folder.
- See the context menu. You will find the PowerShell command there instead of the command prompt.
Earlier, Microsoft set PowerShell as the default in the Win + X menu (the context menu of the Start button), but it could be easily restored in Settings. This change will require a Registry tweak to restore the command prompt to the context menu.
For many users, PowerShell is not as easy as Command Prompt. Thanks to InsideWindows for sharing the information.
What do you think about this change? Do you welcome it?