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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 30, 2022

ACS opens empty terminal window

When I open IBM i Access Client Solutions or 5250 emulator, this opens an empty Terminal app. This happens since Windows 11 replaced the command interpreter (cmd.exe) by Terminal app.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Dec 14, 2022
    Thank you for submitting your Idea to enhance IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). Unfortunately, Microsoft decided to change the default command-line to Windows Terminal. Here is an article explaining that:
    https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/windows-terminal-is-now-the-default-in-windows-11/
    We understand this does not provide an optimal user experience and will consider providing an update to address it though no commitment is made nor implied. In the interim, you can change the default command-line back by following the steps in this article:
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/access-client-solutions-and-windows-11-version-22h2-windows-default-console

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Nov 30, 2022