Assigned Access Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.


The Windows PowerShell cmdlets for Assigned Access are designed to enable the administration of restricted app access to specific user accounts. When Assigned Access is configured on a user account, it can use only one Windows Store app. The user cannot exit the app, sign out, or access any system settings.


cmdlet Description


Removes the user account from assigned access.


Retrieves the current configuration for assigned access.


Configures a user to launch only one app.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module AssignedAccess cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

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