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Converting VBScript's Err Object Description Property


Windows PowerShell


Definition: Returns or sets a descriptive string associated with an error.

Err Object Description Property

So what was the last error that occurred? If you need to know that, just get the value of error number 0 and then call the ToString() method. The following command retrieves information from the most recent error and uses the ToString() method to assign the value to the variable $a:


$a = $error[0].ToString()

When you run this command and then echo back the value of $a you should back something similar to the following:


The term 'error[0]' is not recognized as a Cmdlet, function, operable program, or script file. Verify the term and try again.


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