How to use CTRL+C and CTRL+V in Windows 10 Command Prompt

By | October 4, 2014

Finally the Command Prompt of Windows 10 Operating System will offered the CTRL+C and CTRL+V features. In the announcement conference of Windows 10 Technical Preview OS had said that “it’s about time!”. Now the Windows 10 command prompt would finally includes the simple keyboard shortcut cut and paste functionality through the traditional CTRL+C and CTRL+V routes.

 But the default settings of the Windows 10 Operating System Command Prompt is not able to support the shortcut Keys such as CTRL+C and CTRL+V  for Cut and Paste. If you want to active the Shortcut  Keys for the Command Prompt of the Microsoft latest Operating System Windows 10 Technical Preview, then you have to follow some important and simple steps which are given below  in this post.

Steps to Power On the CTRL+C and CTRL+V in Windows 10 Command Prompt

  1. First of all you have to open the Command Prompt and for this you have to Press windows logo1+R and then type cmd.
  2. And then right click on the title bar of the command prompt window as seen below :


  3. In the  “Command Prompt” Properties box,  you have to select the “Experimental” tab. There you will you get the shortcut key option among other experimental console features.
  4. Now you have to Check “Enabled experimental console features (applies globally)” and then you have ensure “Enable new Ctrl key shortcuts” is checked.
  5. And then you have to click on OK.
  6. Now you have to close the Command Prompt then you have to re-open the command prompt, now you will find that all shortcut keys are supported by the windows 10 command prompt.