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Basic cmdlets of PowerShell

Command-Name Description
Add-content This cmdlet adds the content to the specified file.
Add-Computer This cmdlet adds the local computer to a domain or workgroup.
Add-History This cmdlet is used to add the command in the history.
Add-jobTrigger This cmdlet adds the job triggers to the scheduled jobs.
Add-member The cmdlet adds the custom methods or properties to an instance of a PowerShell object.
Add-type This cmdlet adds a Microsoft .NET framework class to a Windows PowerShell session.
Clear-Content This cmdlet deletes the content of a file, but not delete that file.
Clear-History This cmdlet deletes the entries from the command history.
Clear-Item This cmdlet clears the value of item or variable, but not clear that item or a variable.
Clear-ItemProperty This cmdlet clears the value of a property but not delete that property.
Clear-Variable This cmdlet deletes the value of a variable.
Clear-Host This cmdlet clears the display of the host program.
Copy-ItemProperty This cmdlet copies a value and property from a specified location to another location.
Copy-Item This cmdlet copies an item from one location to another.
Complete-Transaction This cmdlet commits the active transaction.
Compare-object This cmdlet compares two sets of objects.
Disable-PSBreakpoint This Cmdlet disables the breakpoint in the current console.
Enable-PSBreakpoint This Cmdlet enables the breakpoint in the current console.
Find-package This cmdlet finds the software packages in the available packages sources.
Find-script This cmdlet is used to find a script
ForEach-Object This cmdlet performs an operation on each item in a collection of input objects.
Get-Alias This cmdlet gets the aliases for the current session.
Get-childItem This cmdlet gets the item and the child items in one or more specified locations.
Get-Command This cmdlet is used to get all commands.
Get-Content This cmdlet gets the content of the file at the specified location.
Get-Date This cmdlet is used to get the current date and time.
Get-ExecutionPolicy This cmdlet gets the execution policy for the current session.
Get-Help This cmdlet displays information about PowerShell commands and concepts.
Get-History This cmdlet displays a list of commands which are entered during the current session.
Get-host This cmdlet gets an object which represents the current host program.
Get-InstalledScript This cmdlet gets a script which is installed for the current user.
Get-Item This cmdlet gets the item or a file at a particular location.
Get-ItemProperty This cmdlet gets the properties of a particular item.
Get-Location This cmdlet displays the current working location.
Get-PSBreakpoint This cmdlet gets the breakpoint which is set in the current session.
Get-Package This cmdlet displays the list of all installed packages by using the package management.
Get-Process This cmdlet gets the processes which are running on local or remote computers.
Get-Service This cmdlet gets the services on local or remote computers.
Get-Transaction This cmdlet gets the currently active transaction.
Get-Variable This cmdlet gets the variable in the current console.
Install-package This cmdlet is used to install one or more software packages.
Install-script This cmdlet is used to install a script.
Invoke-commands This cmdlet executes commands on local and remote computers.
Move-Item This cmdlet is used to move an item from one location to another.
Move-ItemProperty This cmdlet is used to move the property of an item from one location to another.
New-alias This cmdlet creates a new alias.
New-Item This cmdlet creates a new item.
New-ItemProperty This cmdlet creates a new property for an item and sets its value.
New-Service This cmdlet creates a new Window service.
New-variable This cmdlet creates a new variable.
Read-Host This cmdlet reads a line of inputs from the console.
Remove-computer This cmdlet removes a local computer from its domain.
Remove-Item This cmdlet deletes the particular item.
Remove-ItemProperty This cmdlet deletes the property & its value from an item.
Remove-job This cmdlet removes the background job of Windows PowerShell.
Remove-PSBreakpoint This cmdlet deletes the breakpoint from the current console.
Remove-variable This cmdlet deletes a variable with its value.
Rename-computer This cmdlet is used to rename a computer.
Restart-Service This cmdlet stops and starts one or more services.
Restart-computer This cmdlet is used to restart the Windows operating system on local and remote computers.
Resume-job This cmdlet is used to restart a suspended job.
Save-Help It is used to download and save the newest help files to a file system directory.
Save-packages This cmdlet is used to save the packages to the local computer without installing them.
Save-Script This cmdlet is used to save a script.
Select-string This cmdlet is used to find the text in string or files.
Send-MailMessage This cmdlet is used to send an e-mail message.
Set-Alias This cmdlet creates or changes the alias for a cmdlet in the current Windows PowerShell.
Set-content This cmdlet writes the content in a file.
Set-Date This cmdlet changes the time of the system.
Set-Item This cmdlet changes the value of an item to the value specified in the command.
Set-ItemProperty This cmdlet change or creates the value of the property of an item.
Set-Location This cmdlet is used to set the current working location to a particular location.
Set-PSBreakpoint This cmdlet sets a breakpoint on a command, line or a variable.
Set-ScheduledJob This cmdlet changes the scheduled Job.
Set-Service This cmdlet stops, start and suspend services, and changes its properties.
Set-variable This cmdlet sets the value of the variable.
Show-command This cmdlet creates the Windows PowerShell commands in a graphical command Window.
Sort-Object This cmdlet sorts the object by the property value.
Start-Job This cmdlet starts a background job of Windows PowerShell.
Start-Process This cmdlet starts on or more process on a local computer.
Start-services This cmdlet starts one or more services which are stopped.
Start-transaction This cmdlet starts a transaction.
Stop-Computer This cmdlet shut down the local and remote computers.
Stop-Job This cmdlet stops a background job of Windows PowerShell.
Stop-Process This cmdlet stops one or more processes.
Stop-Services This cmdlet stops one or more running services.
Suspend-jobs This cmdlet temporarily stops the workflow jobs.
Suspend-Service This cmdlet suspends or pauses one or more running services.
Undo-transaction This cmdlet rollbacks the active transaction.
Uninstall-module This cmdlet is used to uninstall a module.
Uninstall-Package This cmdlet uninstalls one or more packages of software.
Unregister-ScheduledJob This cmdlet deletes the scheduled jobs on the local computer
Update-Help This cmdlet is used to download and installs the newest help files on the computer.
Write-Output This cmdlet sends the particular object down the pipeline to the next command.





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