How to fix wt.exe not found error in Windows 11

How to fix wt.exe not found error in Windows 11

When running the Terminal on Windows 11 you may get an error message wt.exe – “Cannot find wt.exe. Check if the name is correct and try again”. Sometimes the error occurs when logging on to the system.

 

Fix wt.exe not found:

  • Go to Settings – Applications – Applications and features.
  • Look to see if the “Terminal” or “Windows Terminal” application is listed.
  • If there is an app, click on the three dots on the right and select “Advanced Settings”.
  • Use the “Reset” button under “Reset” and then check if the problem has been resolved.
  • If the error appears, uninstall the Terminal app.
  • Download and install Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store.
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Reasons for the error:

  • Using utilities to clean Windows.
  • The terminal is not initially present and is not automatically installed.