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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Introducing Windows PowerShell

Microsoft describes Windows PowerShell as the "next-generation Microsoft command-line shell automation and scripting technology." It is designed primarily for system administration, and it is an ideal environment for automating system management tasks. Using PowerShell, you can enter individual commands at a command prompt, or you can create and run scripts to perform repetitive tasks.

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PowerShell was not included in the original release of Windows Vista. The release notes for Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Vista indicate that PowerShell is installed as part of the service pack, but our testing shows that not to be the case on systems upgraded from the original release. If PowerShell is not installed on your ...

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