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Windows PowerShell Owners Manual


This is your guide to getting started with Windows PowerShell. Read through these pages to get familiar with Windows PowerShell, and soon you’ll be driving around like a pro.


Table of Contents

Getting Started with Windows PowerShell Getting Started with Windows PowerShell
A complete introduction to help you get started.                                             
Customizing the Windows PowerShell Console Customizing the Windows PowerShell Console
Don’t like the look of your new console? No need to worry, Windows PowerShell comes with plenty of built-in options that allow you to customize the look and feel.
Windows PowerShell Shortcut Keys Windows PowerShell Shortcut Keys
Learn how to get around your console with minimal effort with the help of a few shortcuts.
Piping and the Pipeline Piping and the Pipeline
Discover the true power of Windows PowerShell by learning about the pipeline.


Running Windows PowerShell Scripts Running Windows PowerShell Scripts
Windows PowerShell is more than a command console, it’s an entire scripting language, too. Learn how to run scripts in Windows PowerShell.
The Windows PowerShell Profile The Windows PowerShell Profile
Keep your customizations from one Windows PowerShell session to another by adding them to the PowerShell profile.
Windows PowerShell Aliases Windows PowerShell Aliases
Make your PowerShell experience more intuitive and expeditious with aliases.