Changing Error Background Color

by Jun 4, 2010

If you would like to make error messages more readable, you can change their background color from black to white:

$host.PrivateData.ErrorBackgroundColor = ‘White’

Use this line to see the colors that you can assign:


To use a transparent error background color, you should assign the current console background color:

$host.PrivateData.ErrorBackgroundColor = $host.UI.RawUI.BackgroundColor

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