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Run_With_Powershell

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

    Explains how to use the "Run with PowerShell" feature to run  
    a script from a file system drive. 
 

LONG DESCRIPTION

    Beginning in Windows PowerShell 3.0, you can use the "Run with 
    PowerShell" feature to run scripts from File Explorer in Windows 8 
    and Windows Server 2012 and from Windows Explorer in earlier  
    versions of Windows.  
 
    The "Run with PowerShell" feature is designed to run scripts  
    that do not have required parameters and do not return output  
    to the command prompt.  
 
    When you use the "Run with PowerShell" feature, the Windows  
    PowerShell console window appears only briefly, if at all. 
    You cannot interact with it. 
 
 
    To use the "Run with PowerShell" feature: 
 
        In File Explorer (or Windows Explorer), right-click the  
        script file name and then select "Run with PowerShell". 
 
    The "Run with PowerShell" feature starts a Windows PowerShell  
    session that has an execution policy of Bypass, runs the  
    script, and closes the session. 
 
    It runs a command that has the following format: 
        PowerShell.exe -File <FileName> -ExecutionPolicy Bypass 
 
 
    "Run with PowerShell" sets the Bypass execution policy only  
    for the session (the current instance of the PowerShell process)  
    in which the script runs. This feature does not change the execution 
    policy for the computer or the user.  
 
    The "Run with PowerShell" feature is affected only by the AllSigned 
    execution policy. If the AllSigned execution policy is effective for 
    the computer or the user, "Run with PowerShell" runs only signed  
    scripts. "Run with PowerShell" is not affected by any other execution  
    policy. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies. 
 
    Troubleshooting Note: Run with PowerShell command might prompt you 
    to confirm the execution policy change. 
    

SEE ALSO

about_Execution_Policies
about_Group_Policy_Settings
about_Scripts
"Running Scripts" (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257680)