PowerShell: Prompt Has Changed To Two Greater Than Signs

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What does this mean? Well it means you’ve either got something wrong, or missed something out, and PowerShell is not sat waiting for more input. Which is fine but in most cases you simply need to fix your syntax and sort again so how do you ‘escape’ back to the normal PowerShell prompt?


As you can see, (below) typing quit or exist does not help.

Prompt is two great than signs

You need to press CTRL+C.

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Author: PeteLong

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