PowerTip: Display Titles of Windows

Summary: Boe Prox shows how to use Windows PowerShell to find the titles of windows.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to find the titles of windows?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use Get-Process and display the title of the processes for windows by looking at
           the MainWindowTitle property, for example:

Get-Process | Where {


} |

Select-Object ProcessName, MainWindowTitle


ProcessName          MainWindowTitle                                             

-----------                     ---------------                                             

ApplicationFrameHost People                                                      

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mstsc                Remote Desktop Connection                                   

notepad              Untitled - Notepad                                          

PeopleApp            People                                                      

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