Windows PowerShell for Developers

Errata for Windows PowerShell for Developers

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 8
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Below sub-heading on running scripts, it's stated: "Letís run the test script again with the policy set to Restricted: PS C:\> .\test.ps1" I found no reference to running the test script the first time? I don't even see where the test script can be downloaded from gitHub.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Yes, the word "again" should be removed. Thanks Doug

jonguenther  Mar 08, 2013 
ePub
Page 18
First paragraph

You state the console needs to be run the console in administrator mode to set execution policy because its a registry setting. You should clarify its a system (HKLM) registry entry. If it was in HKCU, you could do it an an unpriviledged user without UAC escalation.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Thanks Justin, that is a great clarification. Page 8 ought to have Note: The console needs to be run the console in administrator mode to set execution policy because its a registry setting. It's a system (HKLM) registry entry and the PowerShell console needs to run as an administrator. If it was in HKCU, you could do it an an unpriviledged user without UAC escalation.

Justin Dearing  Oct 17, 2012