PowerTip: Capture Console Application Data with PowerShell

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to capture console application data.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I parse the output from a console application by using Windows PowerShell?

Hey, Scripting Guy! AnswerRun the application as normal, but assign it to a Windows PowerShell object—for example,
         DriverQuery.exe will display output to the screen:


This creates an array that you can pipe to Get-Member to discover available methods or to access individual lines:




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