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Windows PowerShell 2.0 Tips
Specify Parameters to Customize how Windows PowerShell Launches
Here’s a look at how you can specify parameters to include automatically whenever you launch Windows PowerShell.
Create Windows PowerShell Scripts that Accept Credentials
Get a brief overview of how to write Windows PowerShell scripts that can handle user credentials.
Overview of Cmdlets Available in Windows PowerShell
Here’s a handy listing of the cmdlets (with descriptions) that are available in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell
Find out how to configure systems to support remoting so you can start managing systems remotely with Windows PowerShell.
Work Remotely with Windows PowerShell without using Remoting or WinRM
Some cmdlets let you work with remote computers without using Windows PowerShell remoting (a handy trick for working with systems that aren’t configured to support remoting). Here’s how.
Create a Transcript of What You Do in Windows PowerShell
Learn about a handy cmdlet that lets you record all your activities at the prompt.
Customize the Windows PowerShell Console
Windows PowerShell allows you to customize a number of properties. Here’s a look at how to change the console to work how you want it to.
Basic Line Editing Tricks and Shortcuts for Windows PowerShell
Learn more than two dozen shortcuts that will help you work faster in Windows PowerShell.
Display Loaded and Available Modules in Windows PowerShell
Windows PowerShell modules exist in two states: loaded and unloaded. Here’s how you can retrieve a list of all loaded modules and all available modules.
Use a Type Constraint in Windows PowerShell
Learn how to use a type constraint to ensure a function receives the correct type of data.
An Easy Way to send Windows PowerShell Output as E-Mail
Windows PowerShell 2.0 offers a new cmdlet that makes it easy to send e-mail from a script.
Explore New Cmdlets for Debugging in Windows PowerShell 2.0
Learn about the new debugging cmdlets that make it easier to debug scripts in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
Use the New Computername Parameter in Windows PowerShell 2.0
Get an overview of how to use the new computername parameter with four cmdlets that have been modified in Windows PowerShell 2.0.
More Powerful Ways to Launch Windows PowerShell
Learn three convenient ways to launch Windows PowerShell, and discover the startup parameters you can use to control how Windows PowerShell works.