How to Set Google Chrome Browser to Ask For Location Before Downloading a File

Chrome Browser Download Location

Your files are saved in the Download folder by default in the Google Chrome browser. If you want your Google Chrome browser to always ask for your location before downloading and storing a file, follow this simple guide: 1. Click on three dots located on the top right corner, a menu will pop up. 2. ... 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 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

Increase number of visible lines in cmd on Windows

Windows CMD Buffer Size

The Windows command-line only shows a history of 300 lines by default - this can be a nuisance especially if you are working with long list outputs. However, you can easily increase the number of lines that are shown. Open a cmd window, right-click the title bar, and select Properties. Go to the Layout tab and ... Read more

How to Check if a Disk Uses GPT or MBR on Windows

Windows: GPT or MBR Partition Table

There are different ways to store the partition table on a drive. The most widely used methods are GPT (Guid Partition Table) and MBR (Master Boot Record). This article shows you how to check your disk is using GPT or MBR. Check partition table type using the GUI Step 1. Press Windows key + X ... 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