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Finding a good a script can be tough

I just learned about a new tool currently in development now call the Microsoft® Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell®.  Currently the tool is in Release Candidate, and it will help you find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing Search Repository.

The tool can be found here: Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (Release Candidate)

This tool is a fantastic edition to your PowerShell tool belt.  After you have installed the tool, you can launch it in a couple of ways. Script Explorer can be launched as a standalone application from the desktop or from the Windows PowerShell ISE as an add-on.

  • To open the tool directly, click Start,  type Script Explorer, and then click  Microsoft Script Explorer.
  • To open from Windows PowerShell ISE, start Windows PowerShell ISE. In the Add-ons menu, click Open Microsoft Script Explorer.

When you launch it provides a great tool for you to search for the appropriate PowerShell cmdlet or script to help you.   You can even look for snippets and even how to guidance. Take a look at the screenshot below:

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Go Download the tool today here:

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (Release Candidate)

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