How to Reset PowerShell and Command Prompt

How to Reset PowerShell and Command Prompt

Microsoft permits users of the Windows Command Prompt and the Windows PowerShell on Windows 10 to have the User Experience of the consoles customized. This customization gets different shading mixes, changing the text style type, text dimensions and more. In any case, a few times, these activities mess up the command line applications and thus bring about difficulties in moving back the progressions or to reset PowerShell and Command Prompt to default settings. Because of the absence of a Reset my settings button, it is almost incomprehensible for a normal user to return these customizations to the defaults.

Before you continue, we suggest you making a System Restore Point so that at whatever point such mistakes occur, you can simply move back to the recently known stable condition of your PC.

Reset PowerShell to default settings

There are two variations of Windows PowerShell that are installed on an x64 installation of Windows 10 to be specific:

  • Windows PowerShell.
  • Windows PowerShell (x86).

If you use an x86 installation, there will simply be Windows PowerShell.

If you wish to reset Windows PowerShell, you have to supplant the alternate way as a default. For that, download the default renditions of alternate ways for Windows PowerShell from our servers. The link is given toward the finish of this post.

Now, explore the accompanying way:

C:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell

Here, <USERNAME> characterizes the user to represent which you wish to reset the Windows PowerShell command line.

Reset PowerShell to default settings

Now, get an alternate route from our chronicle and supplant it on your PC.

Windows PowerShell on your PC has now been reset to the default settings.

Also see: Download & Install KB4549951 Windows 10 Cumulative Update latest for [Version 1909, 1903] – April 2020

Reset Command Prompt to default settings

Download this file from our servers. The link is given toward the finish of this post. You will get a .reg file inside it.

Run the file and if it gives you security cautioning select Run.

Select Yes to the UAC or the User Account Control prompt you get.

And select Yes to the Registry Editor cautioning prompt that you get.

Registry Editor

You will get a message that the library design has been modified.

Reboot your PC and have the Windows Command Prompt with default settings on your PC.

If you wish to do it physically, you can do that too.

Hit the WINKEY + R button mix to dispatch the Run utility, type in regedit and hit Enter. When Registry Editor opens, explore to the accompanying key:


Now, right-click on the folder named Console on the left sideboard and click Delete.

Registry Editor

Select Yes for the affirmation prompt that you get.

Reboot your PC and you will discover Windows Command Prompt reset to default settings on your PC.

Download: Click here to download the files from our servers.

That is it!

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