Stop Windows command prompt from scrolling past cursor

As of Windows 10 build 18298 and up you can go to properties and enable the "Disable Scroll-Forward" checkbox

Disable Scroll Forward in properties

Disable Scroll Forward:

When cleared (default state), the Console can to scroll anywhere within the Console’s buffer, even below the most recent row of text displayed When checked, the Console will not allow scrolling below the last line output, similar to how most *NIX terminals work

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