How to Execute PowerShell Scripts Without Pop-Up Window
PowerShell scripts are hard to run without any kind of popup. Without a small workaround, it may even be impossible, even if you specify the -WindowStyle Hidden switch – this will only result in the PowerShell window blinking up for a split second and disappearing afterwards.
You can circumvent this issue by launching the PowerShell script from a small VBScript which looks as follows:
command = "powershell.exe -nologo -command C:\Users\howtoforge\Desktop\loop.ps1"
set shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Save the script as .vbs file. The -command switch is followed by the location of your PowerShell script – give the full path here (my PS script is on C:\Users\howtoforge\Desktop and is called loop.ps1). This VBS frame will cause the PowerShell script to work silently; it will no longer display any cmd window.