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Powershell check if drive letter exists and if so remove
Powershell check if drive letter exists and if so remove
like below fixes the issue I have a script that checks whether there are drives with certain letters. If that letter exists, it will removes these letter. Then the script goes looking for drives according to their 'labels' in changes their letters ac
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Date : November 20 2020, 07:00 PM , By : fysloc
Powershell script to return search results from a list of keywords
Powershell script to return search results from a list of keywords
this one helps. Your code works, the file is getting populated. However, what you have specified does not have the headers defined as in your screen shot. Also, what does that list.txt look like. My searchlist.txt is a single column file:
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Date : November 20 2020, 07:00 PM , By : James Stone
PowerShell copy fails without warning
PowerShell copy fails without warning
seems to work fine Anytime you're having problems trying to figure out why a parameter doesn't bind correctly in PowerShell, use Trace-Command like so:
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Date : November 06 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Sheriden Shaw
Using powershell script with different parameters
Using powershell script with different parameters
I think the issue was by ths following , Welcome to PowerShell, and good for you on the web search approach. Yet remember, it is vital that being new to this, that you take some time to ramp up on all the basic before you diving into this space, in o
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Date : November 05 2020, 07:01 PM , By : Anderson
Get Windows Last Reboot Timestamp?
Get Windows Last Reboot Timestamp?
this one helps. I have a PC on remote connected by network, but it occasionally crashes or is restarted by remote users. After the restart, some services and applications have to be in running status. So I would like to find out the reboot as soon as
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Date : November 04 2020, 07:01 PM , By : aschig
In PowerShell how to capture error, warning, write-host output into a single file?
In PowerShell how to capture error, warning, write-host output into a single file?
hope this fix your issue Have a look at PowerShell 2.0: A Configurable and Flexible Script Logger Module by Oisin. It should be possible to prefix the message with your custom string ('ERROR', 'WARN',...)
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Date : October 28 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Marc
How to get the current script to read off computer names off a txt file located on c:\
How to get the current script to read off computer names off a txt file located on c:\
will be helpful for those in need Try something like this...Requires PowerShell remoting to be enabled and using an account that is an admin on the remote computer
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Date : October 28 2020, 04:55 PM , By : Takeuci Hiruma
Description property dont give back result
Description property dont give back result
To fix this issue I would like to list all of groups without description. I am trying to export a csv with name and description for manage the result list but there is no description in finish.
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Date : October 24 2020, 06:10 AM , By : Alejandro Puig
Not able to rename button base on value
Not able to rename button base on value
I hope this helps . The reason is variable scope. Changing variable within a function doesn't - per default - change it in its parent scope. Thus
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Date : October 23 2020, 06:10 AM , By : Minh Nhat Bui
EF6 Add-Migration in PowerShell, outside Visual Studio
EF6 Add-Migration in PowerShell, outside Visual Studio
it should still fix some issue You need to ensure the module is loaded. Because this is part of the VS environment from that console window, it loads some different modules by default. You can resolve this by opening up your console in VS, and use
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Date : October 22 2020, 06:10 AM , By : pikatzu
How to uninstall dell support assist with powershell?
How to uninstall dell support assist with powershell?
With these it helps So I am having the exact opposite issue. I was able to get the newer versions to remove, but anything that returned "C:\Program Files\Dell\SupportAssist\uninstaller.exe /arp" as the UninstallString is failing in my automation as I
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Date : October 21 2020, 06:10 PM , By : Feng Guo
Get certificates information using powershell
Get certificates information using powershell
hope this fix your issue openssl x509 -in expects a file path as it's argument, not the custom formatted output of a [X509Certificate] object.What you can do instead is re-encode the certificate in PEM format (base64) and pipe that to openssl:
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Date : October 21 2020, 06:10 AM , By : Lukas Jankowski
My code will not write "No files to process"
My code will not write "No files to process"
I think the issue was by ths following , There are 4 issues here: You are using the '=' which is only used for assignment. Use '-eq for comparison. You are enclosing your integer with quotes, converting it into a string. Just remove the quotes. As me
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Date : October 16 2020, 06:10 AM , By : krris
PowerShell index value of PSObject
PowerShell index value of PSObject
like below fixes the issue You can use an "old school" for-loop:
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Date : October 14 2020, 02:00 AM , By : amirfarjam
Powershell Foreach-Object behaves abnormaly on null values
Powershell Foreach-Object behaves abnormaly on null values
This might help you I traced the differences between $items | forEach-Object { Write-host "hello"} and $null | ForEach-Object { Write-Host "hello"} via Trace-Command.
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Date : October 14 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Abc
How to list all installed, runnable cmdlets in powershell?
How to list all installed, runnable cmdlets in powershell?
Does that help I want to list all installed, runable cmdlets and functions in powershell but Get-Command is listing cmdlets which are somehow "there" but not loaded and not runnable. , As for this root query ...
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Date : October 13 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Indrani Mandal
change powershell command color
change powershell command color
will help you You can also set an environment variable in the terminal settings:IntelliJ terminal settings
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Date : October 13 2020, 09:00 PM , By : Stefanie
How to install the WASP in powershell?
How to install the WASP in powershell?
To fix the issue you can do I want to use WASP plug-in in powershell. Lack of knowledge about c, I have no idea how to install it. I have downloaded the archive file from https://archive.codeplex.com/?p=wasp . I haven't found a "install" file in the
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Date : October 13 2020, 04:00 PM , By : Tmarie
What would the opposite if this office 365 powershell command?
What would the opposite if this office 365 powershell command?
this will help I gave a mailbox full access to all mailboxes and now i need to revert this process back. , Simply use Remove-MailboxPermission
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Date : October 13 2020, 02:00 PM , By : rachi
Start-Service cmdlet: get underlying error in case of failure
Start-Service cmdlet: get underlying error in case of failure
Does that help As I.T Delinquent stated, the error can be found in the exception, however in this case is will be stored in the inner exception(s):
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Date : October 13 2020, 12:00 PM , By : Shiko Ahmed
Import CSV File to a new Excel Worksheet within an existing Excel Workbook
Import CSV File to a new Excel Worksheet within an existing Excel Workbook
help you fix your problem I highly recommend using the ImportExcel module for any Excel-related files, it makes them much easier to work with and only takes a couple seconds to get it working. Moreover it has the benefit of using reading and editing
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Date : October 13 2020, 10:00 AM , By : JinFengLin
Suppressing called function/cmdlet's WhatIf output, when that function has no WhatIf parameter
Suppressing called function/cmdlet's WhatIf output, when that function has no WhatIf parameter
wish of those help You could set the $WhatIfPreference to $false before calling Test-AdServiceAccount. Afterwards you can restore the preference
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Date : October 13 2020, 07:00 AM , By : ULtimateG
Deleting a specific tag in xml file
Deleting a specific tag in xml file
it fixes the issue I would select the in node using XPath with Select-Xml instead, and then call RemoveChild to specifically remove that node:
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Date : October 13 2020, 03:00 AM , By : johnrh
How to specify multiple files in $sourcePath
How to specify multiple files in $sourcePath
will be helpful for those in need Per the other answer, just declare your paths as an array of strings by comma separating them. You can then provide them as input to the -Path parameter (which accepts an array of strings as input):
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Date : October 13 2020, 01:00 AM , By : zadraan ali zadraan
Function not working even though variable looks fine
Function not working even though variable looks fine
Any of those help Function should end up doing like this and running the command: , Your backticks might be causing the issue. Instead of this:
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Date : October 13 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Jose Francisco Arias
I have a folder that contains multiple folders which contain images. I want to filter the images based on dimensions
I have a folder that contains multiple folders which contain images. I want to filter the images based on dimensions
wish of those help So lets go over why this doesnt work. Get-ChildItem brings back the Object System.Io.FileInfoSystem.IO.FileIonfo we can see from Microsoft there is no method or property named Dimensions.
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Date : October 12 2020, 06:00 PM , By : duqi
Create multiple files with Powershell?
Create multiple files with Powershell?
hop of those help? From this answer I can create multiple files a.txt, b.txt, ... , z.txt. in Bash with: , For Powershell:
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Date : October 12 2020, 05:00 PM , By : Sherzod Mirzaev
Get-WinEvent Select time and field within data item of 1
Get-WinEvent Select time and field within data item of 1
Hope that helps I am trying to view all events in 7045 where i am able to extract path name. However I want to select the timestamp of the event as well? , This might do it:
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Date : October 12 2020, 01:00 PM , By : Arnstein
ConvertFrom-String returns symbol not text
ConvertFrom-String returns symbol not text
I wish did fix the issue. It looks like you've found a bug/quirk in the way that ConvertFrom-String attempts to automatically cast the values that it creates, and in your case seems to take the string 'Infinity' and instead cast is as [single]::Posit
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Date : October 12 2020, 12:00 PM , By : kkurni
How do I get the data results from Invoke-RestMethod into CSV file?
How do I get the data results from Invoke-RestMethod into CSV file?
Any of those help I'm trying to get the results (data) from a REST call into a CSV file. , Expand the data property and export the nested objects to a CSV:
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Date : October 12 2020, 11:00 AM , By : Tenzin Rinyin
Set-ADUser does not handle empty or null variables
Set-ADUser does not handle empty or null variables
I think the issue was by ths following , If you don't want to do the error/sanity checking before updating your data, you can store the -Replace data into a hash table. Then remove the empty/null key-value pairs. After the cleanup, you can pass the h
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Date : October 12 2020, 02:00 AM , By : F. Duarte
List Filename and current date of all files in a directory
List Filename and current date of all files in a directory
I hope this helps . I am using the below command to get filename and current date
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Date : October 12 2020, 01:00 AM , By : Joey Turczak
PowerShell calling environment variable with another variable
PowerShell calling environment variable with another variable
this will help PowerShell makes the environment available as a PSDrive env:, so you can use Get-Item to get an environment variable by a name stored in another variable:
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Date : October 12 2020, 01:00 AM , By : Varsha S
Uninstall all software starting with a specific string
Uninstall all software starting with a specific string
To fix this issue You should be able to use the Like operator with wmic.From cmd
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Date : October 12 2020, 01:00 AM , By : user6029813
Removing spaces from a string using Powershell
Removing spaces from a string using Powershell
wish help you to fix your issue You should think about the logic of what you want to do, and whether or not it's programmatically possible to determine if you can teach your script where it is or is not appropriate to put spaces. As it is, this is on
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Date : October 12 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Its All Make Believe
Powershell environment variable
Powershell environment variable
fixed the issue. Will look into that further To run a PowerShell script from cmd.exe invariably requires a (powershell.exe / pwsh.exe) child process, and child processes fundamentally cannot set environment variables for their parent process[1].Your
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Date : October 11 2020, 10:00 PM , By : Enver Tekay
How to replace multiple characters (<3) of all the filenames in a folder (and subfolder) using PowerShell
How to replace multiple characters (<3) of all the filenames in a folder (and subfolder) using PowerShell
it helps some times Use a regex character class/set ([...]) to match all characters of interest:
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Date : October 11 2020, 09:00 PM , By : Andrew Mueller
Removing Parts of a File Name based on a Delimiter
Removing Parts of a File Name based on a Delimiter
hop of those help? You could do something like the following. Feel free to tweak the -Filter on the Get-ChildItem command.
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Date : October 11 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Sairam
How can we transform Date in CSV file using PowerShell scripts
How can we transform Date in CSV file using PowerShell scripts
wish of those help One way to do this is to cast as [DateTime] and then output in the format you want. Example:
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Date : October 11 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Njolstad
new user powershell get-service
new user powershell get-service
should help you out There is so much wrong with your code block so I just re-wrote 90% of it with what I believe you are trying to accomplish.
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Date : October 11 2020, 06:00 PM , By : shecod_es
How to write a PowerShell script which auto increments a number by 1 every time it's run?
How to write a PowerShell script which auto increments a number by 1 every time it's run?
it helps some times here is some example to create a file and format the numbers. Remember that leading zeros are only possible in a string. (place $counter = $counter++ at will)
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Date : October 11 2020, 04:00 PM , By : credi MAX
Replace the text for all files in a Directory
Replace the text for all files in a Directory
I think the issue was by ths following , I have written the below conditional script to go through the files in the directory and replace the one text in all files only if file contains the word as 'Health' , Can you try with this
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Date : October 11 2020, 02:00 PM , By : Stan G
Copy files located in multiple subfolder, using a mildmatch search
Copy files located in multiple subfolder, using a mildmatch search
Hope this helps Your code will only give you files that are named exactly as the example in your variable, which is:
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Date : October 11 2020, 01:00 PM , By : Sebastián Plawner
How can I return multiple values from a powershell script to the batch file that is calling it?
How can I return multiple values from a powershell script to the batch file that is calling it?
will be helpful for those in need In the exact same way you get several values from any application: one per line...
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Date : October 11 2020, 12:00 PM , By : lazarus343433
Sensitive word search with powershell
Sensitive word search with powershell
it helps some times You've got the right idea. The -Pattern tack in powershell can usually be called on to work with regular expressions. If you've never worked with regular expressions, take a look at this beginner's guide to using regex pattern mat
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Date : October 11 2020, 12:00 PM , By : Marko Babic
How to use double if statement using powershell?
How to use double if statement using powershell?
To fix this issue The original Powershell code contains a bug. Chaining conditions with -and like so,
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Date : October 11 2020, 11:00 AM , By : Anthony Madafacasana
Command using either or both -Path parameter and $input?
Command using either or both -Path parameter and $input?
I wish this helpful for you An obvious problem I see here is that you are passing in the name of a file in the 1st case and the in 2nd, you are passing in the content of the file. If you send it both to the same variable, you are going to have a prob
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Date : October 11 2020, 11:00 AM , By : J.Williams
My first parameter is not being passed to my function
My first parameter is not being passed to my function
Hope this helps Reference items in the $args array directly. You don't need that param($args) statement at top of the script.Simplified example...
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Date : October 10 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Gavin J
How can I overwrite an existing zip file?
How can I overwrite an existing zip file?
To fix the issue you can do When in doubt, read the documentation.
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Date : October 10 2020, 11:00 PM , By : Bastian Joe
Creating Subdirectory With Date As Today(mm-dd-yyyy) in Network Drive
Creating Subdirectory With Date As Today(mm-dd-yyyy) in Network Drive
This might help you By default network drives are not available in an elevated process. You can find more information here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/3035277/mapped-drives-are-not-available-from-an-elevated-prompt-when-uac-is-coI would
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Date : October 10 2020, 10:00 PM , By : pwrs
How do I remove IIS 'server' header from http response using Powershell?
How do I remove IIS 'server' header from http response using Powershell?
Hope this helps Accoding to your description, I suggest you could try to use below powershell command to remove the IIS http response server header:
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Date : October 10 2020, 09:00 PM , By : Leo Jack
New-Mailbox command does not accept the -Equipment argument
New-Mailbox command does not accept the -Equipment argument
fixed the issue. Will look into that further PowerShell interprets -$($Type) as a string argument rather than a parameter name. Use splatting to conditionally pass parameters like this:
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Date : October 10 2020, 08:00 PM , By : Santosh Kumar
Adding Extra Headers in CSV
Adding Extra Headers in CSV
wish of those help What you're trying to create there is not actually a CSV, at least not in a way that the *-Csv cmdlets could handle. You can manually create it like this, though:
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Date : October 10 2020, 03:00 PM , By : Danubio
(Get-Date).ToUniversalTime() convert to string but not change format
(Get-Date).ToUniversalTime() convert to string but not change format
should help you out Using the Universal Full format specifier (U) with the ToString() method, you can return the Universal Time as a string.
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Date : October 10 2020, 01:00 PM , By : Bhargav
Read CSV file then split the values and create a global variable
Read CSV file then split the values and create a global variable
Hope this helps Trying to read a file that having comma delimited rows. I want to read each row and split into array and make a global variables with the array values. , Do it like this:
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Date : October 10 2020, 12:00 PM , By : IlBraschio
How to do looping to rename and read a file using PowerShell?
How to do looping to rename and read a file using PowerShell?
wish help you to fix your issue With the Get-ChildItem cmdlet, you can iterate the results easily by directly piping them through to a Foreach-Object. Inside that loop, every file found is a FileInfo object, represented by the automatic variable $_.
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Date : October 10 2020, 10:00 AM , By : Het
Is there a way in Powershell for a boolean parameter to automatically be true if not specified when the function is call
Is there a way in Powershell for a boolean parameter to automatically be true if not specified when the function is call
seems to work fine As the others have stated, the Switch parameter type is probably what you want. Typically, though, the switch is used to specify non-default behavior (so the default value is $false if the switch parameter is not provided). So you
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Date : October 10 2020, 09:00 AM , By : John Wallworth
New-Partition -DriveLetter Option
New-Partition -DriveLetter Option
I wish did fix the issue. How do I create a single char variable in PowerShell? , The answer was two fold:Create the char variable like this:
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Date : October 10 2020, 09:00 AM , By : ven
How to add SAMAccountName to output?
How to add SAMAccountName to output?
I wish this help you SamAccountName is not available through Get-Mailbox or Get-MailboxPermission but you can get it with Get-User with calculated property, see example:
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Date : October 10 2020, 09:00 AM , By : Duy Nguyễn
compressed file syntax can be supported across all powershell version
compressed file syntax can be supported across all powershell version
I hope this helps . As i mentioned in the comment, Powershell v5 supports using v1 commands in it. So this is a v1 code:
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Date : October 10 2020, 07:00 AM , By : Michelle Morales

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