In older Windows versions, the user had the ability to go fullscreen mode for the command prompt. Before Windows 10, Windows XP was the last version where this worked. In Windows Vista and above, Microsoft removed fullscreen mode for the command prompt. This has been changed in Windows 10.
The Command Prompt is a useful tool when it comes to various maintenance and automation tasks in Windows. It is a special console where you can type commands, launch special apps and batch files. This post explains different ways to open the command prompt in Windows 10.
In Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703, Microsoft enabled PowerShell by default in the Win+X menu and removed Command Prompt. You can restore the command prompt item in the Win+X menu in Settings.
In this article, I will review a number of methods to open an elevated command prompt in Windows 10. This can be useful for various maintenance and administrative tasks.