How To Fix Windows Terminal Error Windows Cannot Find wt.exe

Steps To Fix Windows Terminal Error or Windows Terminal Not Launching Error

If you are unable to open the Windows Terminal and get the error

Windows cannot find wt.exe. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again


Please try the steps shown in this article.

Go to the Microsoft website :

Open the link and click on Install/Open

It will prompt you to open the Microsoft store so

click on Open Microsoft Store then

click on Install to install Windows Terminal and let the download complete.

Now click on Open to open the Windows Terminal or

you can open from the start menu however, if you are still unable to open it then make a right click on start menu and

Click on Task Manager then click on File and click on Run new task.

Type in wt.exe and put a check on the box which says Create this task with administrative privileges

Then click on OK.

Now you should be able to open the Windows Terminal as an Administrator.

Hope one of the above given steps help you to get rid of the error.


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