Posts under PowerShell tag.

Check Disk Space on remote computers

How to remotely check Disk Space on Windows computers

Many people tend to use multiple devices. This includes their smartphones, personal laptops, desktops in offices and homes. Even after a great cloud-based integration with the services like OneDrive, some simple things really need the physical presence of the user […]

How to check Windows Update History using PowerShell

Windows systems are routinely updated with the latest patches to improve the performance of a system. Microsoft releases the service and patches as part of the free update service to enhance the Windows computing experience. These updates are automatically installed […]

Difference between PowerShell and PowerShell Core

Microsoft has released PowerShell Core, a new version of PowerShell. This new version of PowerShell is available on all the major computing platforms including Windows, Linux, and MacOS. Well, the latest version of Windows 10, comes out of the box […]

PowerShell Module Browser

PowerShell Module Browser site lets you search for cmdlets & packages

The Redmond based Microsoft Corporation has successfully turned on the PowerShell Module Browser site. Earlier this month, the Microsoft Docs team announced that PowerShell Module Browser, a web search page for finding PowerShell scripts and information to go live. PowerShell […]

PowerShell Security

Setting & enforcing PowerShell Security at Enterprise level

Microsoft developed Windows PowerShell for task automation and configuration management. It is based on.NET framework; while it includes a command-line shell and a scripting language. It does not help users to automate, but it also rapidly solves the complex administration […]

PowerShell

Is PowerShell really a vulnerability? Understanding PowerShell security.

Windows PowerShell is being used by many IT administrators across the globe. It is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft. With its help, administrators can perform administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems. However, recently, […]

download a file using PowerShell

How to download a file using PowerShell in Windows 10

Windows PowerShell in Windows 10, is a powerful tool whose capability set multiplies manifold over that of Command Prompt. It’s might even replace Command Prompt in near future as it offers more power and control over the operating system. Microsoft developed […]

check PowerShell version

How to check PowerShell version in Windows 10

In this post we will see how to check PowerShell version in Windows 10/8/7. Windows 10 ships with Windows PowerShell 5.0. Nevertheless, it is always a good idea to use the latest version of PowerShell, as every new version introduces […]

list running services

Generate list of Windows Services using PowerShell

The Get-Service cmdlet is designed to retrieve information about the services installed on your computer. Using the Get-Service PowerShell cmdlet you can generate a list of Windows Services running on your Windows 10/8/7 computer. Use PowerShell to generate list of […]

system-uptime-windows

How to find System Uptime in Windows 10

If you want to know how long your Windows computer has been running, you can easily find your System Uptime. Uptime is a term used for referring to the time your computer has been running continuously without a reboot. This […]

Update Windows Defender definitions using Windows PowerShell

For basic security protection against virus and malware, Microsoft has built-in Windows Defender in your Windows 10 / 8 or later running operating systems. This means that you don’t need to install any antivirus programs and Windows Defender will take […]