How to change the default command prompt color on Vista and above

How to change the default command prompt color on Vista and above

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If you like me don’t like the default green on black in the command prompt, you can change the default via registry:

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Tip taken from here: http://www.pctools.com/guides/registry/detail/12/

Update: and here’s a list of color values http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc978716.aspx

  • Cmd?!?

    1) PowerShell

    2) PSCX

    :)

  • Ha ha :) I know, I know :)

  • Have you thought of using UI for that?

    Right-click on title and 'Defaults'.

  • Hmmm... Looks cool.

    Thanx.

    For powershell, we have a profile script where we can set the color/font/aliases and others. This profile script is executed first and updates the window accordingly.

  • Ha ha....

    Yes mihailik, we have the UI too.... :)

  • Oleg: thanks :) I'm a moron for missing that :)

  • how to see the data which is hidden behind a picture?????????

    pls reply to varun091230@yahoo.in

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