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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Installing PowerShell

As mentioned earlier, PowerShell is installed by default in many of the new operating systems including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. To verify that PowerShell is installed on these operating systems, you can simply click on the Start button and type PowerShell in the search box. You should see Windows PowerShell returned as an available application along with other PowerShell-oriented applications such as the PowerShell ISE, which is the Integrated Scripting Environment that you can use for creating and executing PowerShell scripts.

If you are running an older operating system, PowerShell will not be installed by default. PowerShell will need to be manually installed or manually enabled on operating systems such ...

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