It can be easy to mess up console colors in the PowerShell console. A single call with accidental values, or a script that messed with the colors, can lead to unexpected results. Check for yourself, open a PowerShell console (not an editor!), and run this:

 
PS> [Console]::BackgroundColor = "Green"   
 

To quickly clean up colors, run this:

 
PS> [Console]::ResetColor() 
 

Run Clear-Host afterwards to clean the existing display.


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