PowerTip: Find Background Task Info about Windows 8.1 with PowerShell

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Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to find background task information.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell 4.0 to obtain background task information about my Windows 8.1 device?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Open the Windows PowerShell console as an administrator, use the Get-AppBackgroundTask function
          and pipe the results to the Format-List cmdlet:

Get-AppBackgroundTask | Format-List


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