Windows 7: Change the Command Prompt Color Scheme


The default color scheme of Command Prompt is set to Black background & Gray text color.

Personalize the Command Prompt Color Scheme

1. Click Start from your desktop and click into the Search box.

2. Type: Command Prompt into the search box.

3. Right-click the first option.

4. Scroll down & click Properties from the drop-down context menu.

Properties option in Command Prompt dropdown menu

5. Click the Colors tab.

6. Select Screen Text, Screen Background, Pop-up Text, or Pop-up Background.

7. Change the Color Value or select a Preset Color.

color value selector

8. Click Apply.

9. Click OK.

command prompt window

  • NOTE: To return to default color scheme, type the following command: color 08.

Referenced from:

7/23/2016 7:52:41 PM