How to Replace Windows PowerShell with Command Prompt in Power User Menu

When you open Power User menu (To do that: right-click on the “Start” button or press Windows key + X), you can see “Windows PowerShell” and “Windows PowerShell (Admin)” options.

If you want to replace those with “Command Prompt” and “Command Prompt (Admin)” options, then here are the steps:

  1. Click on an empty area of the Taskbar and then select “Taskbar settings.” Alternatively, you can go to “Taskbar settings” by launching Run Command, typing “ms-settings:taskbar” (without double quotes) in it and then by pressing “Enter” key.
  2. Now, click the toggle underneath the “Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the menu when I right-click the start button or press Windows key + X.”
Turned off toggle to show both Command Prompt options in Power User menu

That’s all. Now, open Power User menu and you can see both Windows PowerShell options are replaced with Command Prompt options.

If you want to get back PowerShell in the Power User menu, then follow the above steps.

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