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Windows PowerShell™ 3.0 Step by Step by Ed Wilson

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Installing modules

One of the features of modules is that they can be installed without elevated rights. Because each user has a modules folder in the %userprofile% directory that the user has rights to use, the installation of a module does not require administrator rights to install into the personal module store. An additional feature of modules is that they do not require a specialized installer (of course, some complex modules do use specialized installers to make it easier for users to deploy). The files associated with a module can be copied by using the Xcopy utility, or they can be copied by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

Creating a per-user Modules folder

The users’ modules folder does not exist by default. To avoid confusion, ...

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