New! Windows PowerShell Help on TechNet

I know there’s a lot of interest around Windows PowerShell. Here’s some information you might be interested in as a Group Policy Administrator:

If you are now looking for information to help you understand and learn Windows PowerShell, then you can find new help on TechNet at:

And you can find the Windows PowerShell Programmer’s Guide that provides tutorials for creating cmdlets, providers, and hosting applications at:

The Windows PowerShell User Assistance team is looking for feedback on the documentation. Please send your feedback to

Also, if you’ve found other good references for Group Policy and Windows PowerShell please add the information using the comments link below.

Comments (3)

  1. gpoguy says:

    Hey guys! Thanks for the link to the Scripting Toolkit. Also note that we have some free PowerShell cmdlets that wrap GPMC functionality available at These let you do most of the things you can do in GPMC, using PowerShell!


  2. Nice post Group Policy folks! I just saw the post and thought I’d take this opportunity to highlight a post I published yesterday to help people new to Powershell get up and running quickly. In my post, I list 5 simple steps to take someone from no knowledge whatsoever to running scripts in less than 30 minutes. You can find my recent post here:

    Shameless plug, I know. But I have no shame. 🙂