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Edit your code

Open Program.cs in any text editor, such as Notepad, and add a new line of code below the one that prints "Hello World!", like the following:

Program.cs (shortened for clarity)
Console.WriteLine("Hello World!");
Console.WriteLine("The current time is " + DateTime.Now);

Save the Program.cs file, and run your code again.

Command prompt
dotnet run