The PowerShell profile

A PowerShell profile is a script that runs whenever you start a new PowerShell session. It allows you to configure your console environment. PowerShell supports various profiles, and their purpose can sometimes be confusing for the beginner. Along the way, you will learn to deal with different PowerShell hosts.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Fri, February 27, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

NEW: PowerShell ISE Module Browser

Microsoft’s new extension, Module Browser for PowerShell ISE, allows you to download PowerShell modules from the online repository PowerShell Gallery. In addition, you can manage your locally installed modules.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Thu, February 26, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

PSReadLine – A free PowerShell console extension

In my last post, I explained how you can install the PowerShell module PSReadLine. Today, I show you what cool features this PowerShell console extension has to offer.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Wed, February 25, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

How to install the PowerShell console extension PSReadLine

The PowerShell console in Windows 8 lacks a host of features that UNIX and Linux admins have enjoyed for decades. Jason Shirk’s PowerShell console extension PSReadLine is a free PowerShell module that adds numerous useful editor functions to Microsoft’s outdated CLI. In this post, you will learn how to install the module on Windows 8.1 and you’ll see how things have been improved significantly in Windows 10. In a follow-up post, I will show what you can do with PSReadLine.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Tue, February 24, 2015 - 2 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Windows 10 build 9926

To install the VirtualBox Guest Additions on Windows 10 build 9926 (January build) and use their most important features (Shared Folders and Auto-resize Guest Display), you have to make some adjustments.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, February 23, 2015 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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