Adding Additional Fonts to PowerShell and Command Console

Ever wanted to add a different font to PowerShell and command prompt, we’ll here is an easy way to add it with PowerShell.

Open a PowerShell with Administrator privileges and execute the following commands.

$key = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont'
Set-ItemProperty -Path $key -Name '000' -Value 'Courier New'

To select a font, right-click the icon in the console title bar and choose “Properties”, then click on the “Font” tab. Select the font and the size you want and click “Ok”.

If you want to add others just make sure you have the name ex: Calibri and just add another 0 (zero) to the -Name parameter.

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