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Command Prompt and Windows PowerShell

Difference between Command Prompt and Windows PowerShell

Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7, all ship with Windows PowerShell out of the box. Along with it, came the Command Prompt which was a successor to MS-DOS Command line. Often the presence of two command line tools in one […]

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Command Prompt commands and their equivalent command for PowerShell

PowerShell is Microsoft’s alternative to their own Command Prompt. Earlier, Microsoft announced that they will be open sourcing PowerShell and will be bringing it to recent versions of different Linux flavors like Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenSUSE, Fedora […]

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How to run Windows Updates from Command Line in Windows 10

Windows Update is one of the most highlighted features of Windows 10. Because with the release of Windows 10, Windows was offered to the customers as a service rather than a product. Under the scenario of Software as a Service, […]

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 […]

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How to export Windows Services list using command line

You can use the Command Prompt or the Get-Service PowerShell cmdlet t0 generate a list of Running or Stopped Windows Services. This post will show you how you can generate a list of Windows Services running on your Windows 10/8/7 […]

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 […]

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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, […]

Create System Image in Windows 10 using PowerShell

If you’re using Windows 10 or Windows 8.1, you might have noticed that Windows 7 File Recovery, which was under the hood of File History available in Windows 8 has been removed in Windows 8.1. Due to this, you can’t […]

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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 […]

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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 […]