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How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

Jan 13, 2023

Windows Terminal is a powerful and efficient terminal application for command-line tools and users of shells such as Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Here we introduce five methods to open Windows Terminal in Windows 11:

1. Using the WinX Menu

Right-click the Windows icon on the taskbar to open the WinX menu,  If you want to learn more about How to open the WinX menu in Windows 11, please click here. Then click Terminal. If you want to elevate your privileges, please click on Terminal (Admin).

How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

2. Using the Search box

Click the Windows icon on the taskbar with the left mouse button to open the Search box. Enter “Terminal” in the search box, then click “Terminal” under the Best match column. 

How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

3. Using the Start Menu

Opening the Start menu, then select the “All apps” button. Scroll down until you reach the “T” app and find Terminal, click on it. 

Tip: If you want the application to have administrator privileges, please right-click on the Windows Terminal option, select “More”, and select “Run as administrator”.

How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

4. Using the Right-Click Menu

Go back to the desktop, please right-click, select “Open in Terminal” option to open it. 

How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

5. Using the Run box

Use the shortcut key Win+R to open the Run box.

Type wt.exe and click “Ok” option or directly press Enter to open Terminal.

How to Open Terminal in Windows 11

Conclusion:

The above are the five methods of opening Terminal, which are simple but effective. If you have other problems with computer usage, you can visit WiseCleaner, which has a lot of computer tips, and hope it can help you.

 
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