Check OS with PowerShell

All information relative to the Operating System installed can be retrieved from the registry and more especially in the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion . Until Windows 8.1, the entry CurrentVersion could be used to retrieve the Windows OS version: . But, this entry is deprecated since Windows 10, and Microsoft recommends to use the following … Read moreCheck OS with PowerShell

Import and Activate Power Scheme

How to import a power scheme and then activate it? Let’s consider the following power scheme: Name: Corporate-Balanced Power Scheme GUID: dam2e870-e11b-4b99-88d9-9bec021a7dbs This power scheme has been saved as mypowerscheme.pow . Import Power Scheme powercfg.exe /import mypowerscheme.pow dam2e870-e11b-4b99-88d9-9bec021a7dbs . . Activate Power Plan powercfg.exe /s dam2e870-e11b-4b99-88d9-9bec021a7dbs . . Result The following power plan is created … Read moreImport and Activate Power Scheme

PowerShell GUI

PowerShell scriptign can be used to create graphical user interfaces quite easily. No need to import specific modules or to purchase any external software, PowerShell works with WinForms out of the box. . 1. GUI Step By Step 1.1 Interface Definition To create a GUI using PowerShell, the first thing to do is to define properly the … Read morePowerShell GUI