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Microsoft® Windows PowerShell™ Step By Step by Ed Wilson

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Leveraging the Power of Get-Command

Using the Get-Command cmdlet, you can obtain a listing of all the cmdlets installed on the Windows PowerShell, but there is much more that can be done using this extremely versatile cmdlet. One such method of using the Get-Command cmdlet is to use wild card characters. This is shown in the following procedure:

Note

Just the Steps Searching for cmdlets using wild card characters In a Windows PowerShell prompt, enter the Get-Command cmdlet followed by a wild card character. Example:

get-command *

Finding commands by using the Get-Command cmdlet

  1. Start Windows PowerShell by using Start | Run | Windows PowerShell. The PowerShell prompt will open by default at the root of your Documents And Settings.

  2. Use an alias to refer ...

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