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Windows PowerShell™ 3.0 Step by Step by Ed Wilson

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Locating and loading modules

There are two default locations for Windows PowerShell modules. The first location is in the user’s home directory, and the second is in the Windows PowerShell home directory. These locations are defined in $env:psmodulepath, a default environmental variable. You can add additional default module path locations by editing this variable. The modules directory in the Windows PowerShell home directory always exists. However, the modules directory in the user’s home directory is not present by default. The modules directory will only exist in the user’s home directory if it has been created. The creation of the modules directory in the user’s home directory does not normally happen until someone has decided to create ...

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