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How to Download and Install Windows PowerShell

Posted By: Vivek Patel     Category: PowerShell     Views: 7230

This article will explains you how to download and install windows powershell.

Windows Powershell is supported by  following Operating system
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Vista and 
  • Windows Server 2008. 

Remember .Net Framework 2.0 or higher is required in order to install Windows Powershell

Download Link:

Windows PowerShell Installation Steps

  • Install .Net Framework  (Example: Install .Net Framwork 4.0)
  • Based on your operating system you need to download windows powershell version.
    • Consider an example of Windows Vista 32 bit Operating System.
    • On above download link click on x86: Windows Vista RTM
    • Windows Powershell download requires to pass through geniune microsoft windows test, don't worry it is just a small program which verifies that you are running licensed version of windows operating system and based on that it would give you validation code.
    • After selecting OS and on below download screen click on continue button.

After that you would come across following screen.
  • It would require you to download a validation tool
  • After running validation tool it would give you validation code which you need to copy and enter in validation box in order to continue download of Windows PowerShell

Finally you would get Windows PowerShell download link.

Ones download is complete you need to click few next button wizard to install windows powershell.

Ensure Successfull Installation of Windows PowerShell

  • Click on Start button > All Programs > Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Click on Windows PowerShell
  • You will get following screen, thats ensure your powershell is up and running.

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Vivek Patel
Vivek Patel author of How to Download and Install Windows PowerShell is from United States. Vivek Patel says

I have started working in .Net Technology since its beta release and lucky to got chance to work on .Net 1.1, 2.0 and now working on .Net 3.5. I have worked in both C# and VB.Net for Asp.net Projects. I can also provide Sharepoint development needs. I can efficiently switch role from Tech Lead and Developer. I have comprehensive knowledge of Asp.net Development. I have been award Microsoft Most Valuable Award twice in Asp.net Technology.

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