How to Comment Out Code in PowerShell Script

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 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

How to Find Out Specifications of Server Using PowerShell

Get Server specs using PowerShell

When you are running a Windows server core version and you need to find out the specs of your server then this tutorial will show you how to do that with a small PowerShell script. Get Server Details with PowerShell Step 1. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges. Step 2. Execute the following two commands (as ... Read more

How to Read a File using PowerShell

If you are working as an admin on Windows Core Server and want to check the contents of a file, you can execute the following command: get-content C:\testfile.txt This command will display the contents of the file using PowerShell. To save the contents in a variable, you can execute: $FileContent = get-content C:\testfile.txt To read the ... Read more

How to Delete a Folder Using Command Prompt of Windows

Delete Folder in Windows

To delete a folder using the command prompt of Windows, follow this procedure. Open a command prompt (Press the Windows icon key and R to open the run window). Type cmd and hit enter from the keyboard. On a command prompt, enter the following command and hit enter from the keyboard. Syntax rmdir /s <complete ... Read more

How to Check the PowerShell Version on Windows

PowerShell Version

If you want to check which PowerShell version you are using, then execute either the command get-host or the command echo $PSVersionTable on PowerShell with elevated privileges. Get PowerShell Version Powershell Command: echo $PSVersionTable Result: The latest version is 5.1 and it is available in the newer generation of Windows Server 2016. PowerShell Versions on Windows ... 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 exactly stored at your computer: write-host "$PSModulePath" You can get a list of all available modules on your computer by ... Read more