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According to this answer windows command prompt cant be maximized, but what makes the windows to view maximizing through powershell, what does the difference while maximizing in windows powershell and cant be maximized at command prompt?

what makes the diffrence while coming to the powershell?

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If you want a maximized, full screen PowerShell console, you could use the PowerShell ISE or ConEmu. – dangph Feb 25 '14 at 0:28
1 – paradroid Feb 25 '14 at 1:32
ConEmu ( is flexible and full of features console emulator. – Maximus Feb 25 '14 at 7:58
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Should you wish to mess around with it you can do the following:

Left Click C:\ in the top left of you cmd.exe Window > Properties > Layout

Change it to whatever you prefer.

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You may set only fixed size using this method. Available emulators provides much more flexible way to configure your terminal window... – Maximus Feb 25 '14 at 8:00

Both the command prompt and powershell can 'maximized', you must remember 'maximize' does not equal full screen. By default, they will both maximize to 80x25, which for me takes up the height of my screen, and about 1/3 the width. You can change this on either powershell or cmd by left clicking in the top left corner of their window, going to properties, then 'layout'.

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If you go this route, I like to uncheck 'Let System Position' Window, and Position the window at 0,0 - the top left corner. It takes some practice to get the Window size perfect, it's based on 'lines' and not pixels, so what looks like full screen for your monitor, might be too big for your laptop, etc.

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