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Windows PowerShell™ 2.0: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 2. Getting the Most from Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell provides an effective environment for working with commands and scripts. As discussed in Chapter 1, you can run many types of commands at the command line, including built-in cmdlets, Windows utilities, and applications with command-line extensions. Regardless of its source, every command you’ll use follows the same syntax rules. These rules state that a command consists of a command name followed by any required or optional arguments. Arguments, which include parameters, parameter values, and other command text, can also use piping to combine commands and redirection to ...

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