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A command prompt is an entry point for typing computer commands in the Command Prompt window. By typing commands at the command prompt, you can perform tasks on your computer without using the Windows graphical interface.

This tutorial will show you how to change the default font and font size used by a command prompt for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
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The font and font size you set for a command prompt will only be applied to the specific command prompt shortcut that opened it.

For example, command prompt opened via Win+X menu VS Run (Win+R) dialog. Each location would have its own settings.

Here's How:

1. Open a command prompt or elevated command prompt using the shortcut or location you want to change the font and font size for.
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You could also just directly right click on the command prompt shortcut or file, click/tap on Properties, and go to step 3 below.

2. Right click or press and hold on the title bar of the command prompt, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on the Font tab, select the font size (default "16") you want, select the font (default "Consolas") you want, check or uncheck (default) Bold fonts for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshots below)
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You can see a preview of your font changes at the bottom to see if you like it or not before clicking on OK to apply.
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4. When finished, you can close the command prompt if you like. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,

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