How to save command output to a file using PowerShell

PowerShell command to file

PowerShell is a command-line shell designed specifically for system administrators. It helps administrators manage and automate the administration of Windows operating systems and the apps that run on them. PowerShell provides the ability to save the output of commands you run in it to a file that you can later view, analyze, and share with ... Read more

How to Create a Function in PowerShell

If you have worked with other programming languages, you have may used functions for code reusability. You can also create functions in PowerShell. PowerShell function example Below is the syntax of a simple function function hello-world { write-host "hello world"  } You can also pass parameters in a function using the param keyword function Get-TimesResult { Param ([int]$a,[int]$b) $c = ... Read more

How to Get all Active Directory Users Created in the Last 24 Hours using PowerShell

You may require in some cases to check an active directory for newly created users so you can send them an email. You may also require to get newly added users for auditing or security purposes. You can get the active directory users created in last 24 hours by using this script. Feel free to change it for ... Read more

How to Comment Out Code in PowerShell Script

PowerShell Code Commenting

This guide gives you an overview of code commenting options in PowerShell. Just like any other programming language, you can comment out code in a PowerShell script for documentation purposes. Single-line comments in PowerShell To comment out a single line, put '#' in the beginning: Multiline Comments in PowerShell To comment out multiple lines, put ... Read more

How to Get a List of Windows PowerShell Modules that can be Imported

Modules are collections of cmdlets that are stored in the path %WINDIR%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\. Get a List of Windows PowerShell Modules Now execute the following command to display the location of each directory where these modules are stored at your computer: write-host "$PSModulePath" You can get a list of all available modules on your Windows system by ... Read more

How to Change Your IP Address in Windows Using PowerShell

Set IP address with PowerShell

You may know how to change the IP address via the GUI. It's pretty simple. Just go to Control Panel > Network and Internet, select the IPv4 properties and change the IP address. The whole process takes about a minute. But what if you have to do this on multiple systems and repeat all these ... Read more

Windows Powershell – “Running scripts is disabled on this system”


Powershell scripts can be run on any Windows server or desktop as long as they are run from the ISE by pushing the green play button. As soon as you want to run it from the cmd or the desktop file you'll get this error: script1.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on ... Read more

How to Create Multiple Hyper-V Virtual Machines Using PowerShell

Hyper-V PowerShell

Creating multiple Hyper-V virtual machines using Hyper-V manager is not a quick method. The quickest and time-saving method is to create them via Windows PowerShell. This tutorial has been written to show you how to create three Hyper-V virtual machines with a PowerShell script. Create Multiple Hyper-V Virtual Machines Using PowerShell Step 1. Open notepad editor ... Read more

Save List of Services to a File using PowerShell in Windows 10

List services using PowerShell

Microsoft Windows services allow running long-running applications in the background. When the computer is booted, the services start automatically and continue running until the computer is turned off, but you can also pause and disable the service. The Windows Services application lists all services, including those that are running and those that are stopped. If ... Read more