Windows PowerShell opens many new opportunities for administrators of the Windows platform. From its groundbreaking object-based command shell to its scripting language and utilities, PowerShell puts once cumbersome tasks easily within your reach.
Much of this power comes from providing access to powerful technologies: an expressive scripting language, regular expressions, the .NET Framework, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), COM, the Windows registry, and much more.
Although help for these technologies is independently available, it is not often easily at hand.
To solve that problem, this Short Cut summarizes the Windows PowerShell command shell and scripting language, while also providing a concise reference for the major tasks that make it so successful.
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