Windows 10:- Replace Command Prompt with PowerShell on the advanced start menu

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In this video we show you how you can replace Command Prompt with PowerShell under the Advanced start menu which a simple toggle switch.

Video Steps

1. Launch Settings

Click on start and then click Settings (COG Wheel)

2. Click Personalization

On the settings page, click on Personalization.

3. Click Taskbar

In the Personalization Section, click on Taskbar at the end of the menu on the left.

4. Toggle Switch On

In the middle move the slider right where it says "Replace Command Prompt....). Now right click on start and you will have PowerShell instead of Command Prompt.
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