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Use Powershell within Hyper Terminal (Windows)

vanwildemeerschbrent profile image Brent Vanwildemeersch ・1 min read

How to set up your Hyper-terminal environment to use Powershell as default. Only for windows

Open .hyper config file from Hyper terminal

  • Go to the menu
  • Click edit
  • Click Preferences

Open .hyper config file from File Explorer

  • Go to C:\Users\{user}\AppData\Roaming\Hyper
  • Open .hyper config in editor

Add Powershell.exe location

  • Scroll down to the shell argument in the .hyper config.
  • Replace the value after shell: with "C:\\Windows\\System32\\WindowsPowerShell\\v1.0\\powershell.exe"
  • Remove --login from shellArgs:[]. --login argument will prevent Powershell from opening.

Reload Hyper Terminal

  • Close Hyper terminal and restart Hyper
  • Or click View</> and click Reload or Full Reload

Powershell should now be running as default in your Hyper terminal

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