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Command Prompt - Personalize

How to Personalize the Command Prompt Window
Published by ZeshanA
29 Dec 2009
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How to Personalize the Command Prompt Window

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This tutorial will show you how to personalize the Command Prompt window with the items below:
  • Fonts
  • Colour
  • Cursor Size
  • Layout
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Here's How:
1. Open a Command Prompt Window by going to Start and typing CMD and then pressing enter.
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2. Right-click the top of the windows where it says "Administrator: C:/Windows/System32/cmd.exe".

3. Click "Properties".
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4. From the pop-up windows personalize what you want, by going to the different tabs.
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5. Press OK to save your changes.
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30 Dec 2009   #1

Windows Seven Ultimate

This is good! Makes the command prompt look a lot better than black and white

My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Dec 2009   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1

Nice tutorial, I had no idea you could customize that as well. Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Dec 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Here is some more of the same - plus a few additions: Make the Command Prompt GUI look nicer
My System SpecsSystem Spec

31 Dec 2009   #4
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I quite like this ver. of cmd pretty cool

ColorConsole Freeware download and review - customizable command shell from SnapFiles

And it's free ... happy days

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Dec 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

That's pretty cool too.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2010   #6


excellent tools. Thanks for the proposal
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Nov 2012   #7

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Wow Shawn now I have a 24" command screen I can read it - awesome
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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