PowerShell Profile? Which One?

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about determining which Windows PowerShell profile to use for which functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Living in central Florida can be a bit warm and humid in late July. Of course, I knew that before we moved here. I told one of my friends recently,…


PowerTip: Find Name and Location of PowerShell Profiles

Summary: Learn how to find the name and location of various Windows PowerShell profiles.  How can I find the name and location of various Windows PowerShell profiles?  Use the $profile automatic variable to see what profiles are available for your particular Windows PowerShell           host (for example, the console host or the ISE). To…


I Have a PowerShell Profile—Now What?

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about the what to add into a Windows PowerShell profile. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It was a beautiful sunny weekend in central Florida. The Scripting Wife and I headed to Tampa, where we met up with various Windows PowerShell peeps. It is good to get…


Weekend Scripter: Exploring Powershell Profiles

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, explores Windows PowerShell profiles and locations. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about the weekend is that it provides two entire days with no meetings, no specific obligations, and it gives me time to think and reflect. This is also a time to…


Weekend Scripter: Cool PowerShell Profile Functions from Bruce Payette

Summary: Windows PowerShell principal SDE, Bruce Payette, shares a couple of cool profile functions. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The week of May 19, we had Profile Week. (To read about some great ideas that you can use for your Windows PowerShell profile, see these Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts.) I saved one…


What’s in Your PowerShell Profile? Powershell Team Favorites

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson talks to members of the Windows PowerShell team about what is in their Windows PowerShell profile. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I’m wrapping up the week with profile excerpts from the Windows PowerShell team. There is some really cool stuff here. Hemant Mahawar indicated that he does…


What’s in Your PowerShell Profile? Microsoft PFEs' Favorites

Summary: Microsoft premier field engineers share some of their favorite functions from their Windows PowerShell profiles. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we will look at some profile excerpts from a few Microsoft premier field engineers (PFEs). Michael Wiley offers the following idea: “I actually got this from Ashley McGlone, but I use…


What’s in Your PowerShell Profile? PowerShell MVPs Favorites

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVPs share some of their favorite functions from their Windows PowerShell profiles. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I will be sharing some profile goodies provided by Windows PowerShell MVPs. Claus Nielsen stated that in his day-to-day work, he does not use a Windows PowerShell profile. There are several…


What's in Your PowerShell Profile? Users' Favorites Part 2

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks to various Microsoft Windows PowerShell users about what is in their profile. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have more items that Microsoft employees have in their profiles. Michael Lyons shared this: To make my Windows PowerShell profile easier to use, I like to customize…


What's in Your PowerShell Profile? Here Are Some User's Favorites

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks to various Windows PowerShell users about what is in their profiles. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have had this idea floating in my head, and I decided to reach out to some fellow Windows PowerShell experts and enthusiasts in regards to “What is in your…