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Install the PowerShell ISE Preview from the PowerShell Gallery

Summary: Learn how to install the Windows PowerShell ISE Preview edition from the PowerShell Gallery to Windows PowerShell 5.0 by using a one-line command. One of the way cool things is that the Windows PowerShell ISE is released to the PowerShell Gallery. “PowerShell Gallery?” you might ask. Yeah, the PowerShell Gallery. Although ...

PowerTip: Get password from PowerShell credential object

Summary: Learn how to retrieve the password from a Windows PowerShell credential object.  I am having a problem connecting to an application via Windows PowerShell. How can I verify the user name and password that was supplied to the credential object?  Assuming you have permissions to the object, you can use the GetNetworkCredential ...

PowerShell spotlight: February 2016

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, shares her roundup of Windows PowerShell activities for the coming months. Hello scripters, Teresa Wilson here. I hope you had a marvelous weekend and are ready to tackle this week. Ed is finally getting back to normal and we have a few trips coming up—all Windows PowerShell related. Arizona ...