PoshTip #13 – How to Create a PowerShell Profile

PoshTip #13 – How to Create a PowerShell Profile

A PowerShell profile is a PowerShell script that runs automatically when you start a PowerShell console.

First, check if you already have a profile :

If the result is FALSE, then type the following command :

The following file ‘Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1’ is created in the following folder : C:\Users\<username>\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\

Now, you can edit this file and load modules/snap-ins or create customs functions.

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