Scripting

How do I disable PowerShell?

While you cannot completely disable PowerShell, you can take several steps to limit the execution of PowerShell. The first step is that you can enforce execution policies to ensure that users cannot run arbitrary scripts. By default, Windows machines run

By |2020-05-31T03:47:33+00:00May 31st, 2020|, |

What is a PowerShell profile?

A PowerShell profile is a PowerShell script that is loaded every time you start a PowerShell command line or PowerShell host. PowerShell hosts, like the PowerShell ISE or the VS Code editor, can have profiles that are specific to those

By |2020-05-31T03:35:33+00:00May 31st, 2020|, |

How do I paste in PowerShell?

Pasting in PowerShell depends on your environment. If you are using the default PowerShell.exe terminal, you will need to right-click in the command prompt to paste. If you are using a more recent version of PowerShell, you should have

By |2020-05-31T02:14:38+00:00May 31st, 2020|, |

How do I make a directory in PowerShell?

You can make a directory in PowerShell by specifying the New-Item cmdlet or by using the mkdir alias. To create a new directory with New-Item, do the following.

New-Item -Path C:\parent -Name child -ItemType Directory

You can also use the mkdir command

By |2020-05-31T02:12:23+00:00May 31st, 2020|, |

What is an execution policy?

Execution policies in PowerShell help to ensure that users do not run scripts that are not trusted within their environment. Execution policies should not be considered a security boundary but it does help to validate the source of a script.

By |2020-05-30T19:45:24+00:00May 30th, 2020|, |

How do I comment code in PowerShell?

First, there are a couple of types of comments in PowerShell. There are line comments and block comments. Line comments are denoted with a #. For example, you could include the following comment.

#
#    Hello. This is a comment
#

Everything after

By |2020-05-30T19:18:52+00:00May 30th, 2020|, |