Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· zhangtai

change the color scheme in windows cmd

from the official help docs:

produces light red on bright white

Color attributes are specified by TWO hex digits -- the first
corresponds to the background; the second the foreground. Each digit
can be any of the following values:

0 = Black       8 = Gray
1 = Blue         9 = Light Blue
2 = Green      A = Light Green
3 = Aqua        B = Light Aqua
4 = Red          C = Light Red
5 = Purple      D = Light Purple
6 = Yellow     E = Light Yellow
7 = White       F = Bright White

If no argument is given, this command restores the color to what it was
when CMD.EXE started. This value either comes from the current console
window, the /T command line switch or from the DefaultColor registry
The COLOR command sets ERRORLEVEL to 1 if an attempt is made to execute
the COLOR command with a foreground and background color that are the