How to remove annoying startup prompt in Windows Terminal

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Windows Terminal with annoying prompt

Since switching my blog to static webpage generator Hugo I am using more and more command line tools and programming tools. For coding I am using Visual Studio Code, on my macOS I am using iTerm with Oh My ZSH and of course GitHub to store content of the webpage. However on Windows as the default I switched to Windows Terminal as my main command line tool. But, on Windows 10 or 11 in Windows Terminal there is this annoying popup when you start it.

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In this post you will learn how to remove it.

So back to in my opinion annoying post. Well, Microsoft I am already using the latest Windows Terminal and this popup is irrelevant and stupid.

Main Solution

Generally speaking solution is quite easy. You just need to add -nologo parameter into the execution file before powershell.exe.

Removal of annoying message in Windows Terminal

In order to remove it in Windows Terminal we need to do following steps:

  1. Go to Windows Terminal Settings.

    Windows Terminal Settings

  2. In Settings search for powershell.exe
  3. After the powershell.exe add -nologo argument.

    Windows Terminal Settings without Prompt

  4. Save setting and restart terminal.

Windows Terminal with annoying prompt removed

And voila, stupid prompt removed :)