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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Different Ways to Use PowerShell

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Using PowerShell on the command line is not the only way to use PowerShell.

You can write PowerShell scripts. You can run PowerShell from the old Command Prompt. You can run PowerShell from batch scripts, other PowerShell scripts, scheduled tasks, etc.

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Running PowerShell from the old Command Prompt

First, lets look at the difference between running PowerShell from the PowerShell command line interface (powershell.exe) vs running PowerShell from the old Command Prompt (cmd.exe).

To run PowerShell commands from within powershell.exe, you just use the language as usual: