PowerShell – Miscellaneous

This is how you run bat scripts in ps:
& '.\mybatscript.cmd'
But this will also work:

Also you must create your cmd (bat) file using notepad, (and not notepad++), as advised here:

To open up the explorer window in the current directory, simply do:

explorer .

The start-process command is used to start up gui based apps, e.g. :

Start-Process firefox
Start-Process notepad

on windows xp, do start->run, then type "eventvwr"....good place for troubleshooting.

Putty LINK - shortened to PLINK ---

get-module -listavailable # this lists all the available modules
According to this link --- --- it
says that if you want to access a given module, then you first have to install the actual applicaiton first, then
refresh the module list by running get-module. Once they appear in the list, you then import them using the import-module command.

Note: Some of the vendors are still providing their cmdlets in snap-ins, which is legacy for PowerShell v1.0.

Automate web page interactions with powershell:,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.49478099,d.d2k&fp=94de025e9fbfd016&biw=1280&bih=856

For Bash, I think you could do similar things with curl and:,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.49478099,d.d2k&fp=94de025e9fbfd016&biw=1280&bih=856