Four Ways to Create a Directory with PowerShell

This tutorial shows you for different methods to create a directory with the help of PowerShell. First, open the PowerShell console with administrative privileges. Then use one of the following four ways. Creating a Directory by using PowerShell Method 1: Use the new-item command new-item <path of directory suppose c:\dir1> -itemtype directory Method 2: Use ... 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