PowerTip: Determine if Running in PowerShell Console

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Determine if you are running inside the Windows PowerShell console.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I find if I am running inside the Windows PowerShell console for my Windows PowerShell profile?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Look at the $host.name property. If it returns ConsoleHost, you are running in the Windows PowerShell console.
           The following code shows how to do this:

if(($host.Name -match 'consolehost')) {$true}


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