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How to Open Windows PowerShell in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can open Windows PowerShell in many ways.

In this post, we will see ten different ways to do this task. Let's get started.

Open Windows PowerShell in Windows 10

Open Run. Type "powershell" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

Powershell in Run

Right-click on Start button and it will open up Power User Menu. Select "Windows PowerShell."

Windows PowerShell option in Power User Menu

Open Command Prompt. Type "start powershell" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key.

Start powershell command in Command Prompt

In File Explorer Address Bar, type "powershell" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

Powershell in File Explorer Address Bar

In the Address Toolbar, type "powershell" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

Powershell in Address Toolbar

Open Start Menu. Find and open "Windows PowerShell" folder. Now, you can see "Windows PowerShell."

Windows PowerShell

Click on it.

Open Task Manager and then click File > Run new task.

In the Create new task box, type "powershell" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key.

Powershell in Create new task box

Open Start Menu and then type "powershell" (without double quotes).

Now, you can see "Windows PowerShell" in the result.

Windows PowerShell in search result

Click on it.

Go to "System32" folder (To do that: open Run. Type system32 and press "Enter").

Now, go to "WindowsPowerShell" folder > v1.0 folder.

Find and double-click "powershell" file.

Powershell file

Go to any folder or drive OR select any folder or drive (when you are in "Quick access" or "This PC").

Now, click "File" at the top. Hover the mouse over "Open Windows PowerShell."

You can see two options:

Open Windows PowerShell

Open Windows PowerShell as administrator

Click "Open Windows PowerShell."

Open Windows PowerShell option

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