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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.

Both Windows PowerShell options are shown in Power User Menu

If you want to replace those with "Command Prompt" and "Command Prompt (Admin)" options, then this guide is for you.

Without any delay, let's get started.

Replace Windows PowerShell with Command Prompt in Power User Menu

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 presssing "Enter" key.

Command to open Taskbar settings

Now, find and click the toggle underneath the "Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the menu when I right-click the start button or press Windows logo key + X."

Turned off toggle to show both Command Prompt options in Power User Menu

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

Both Command Prompt options are shown in Power User Menu

If you want to get back PowerShell in the Power User Menu, follow the below steps:

Go to "Taskbar settings."

Find and click the toggle under "Replace Command Prompt with Windows PowerShell in the menu when I right-click the start button or press Windows logo key + X."

Turned on toggle to show both Windows PowerShell options in Power User Menu

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