Monday, November 10, 2014

What is the difference between Windows PowerShell and Windows PowerShell ISE?

Windows PowerShell is not a GUI application and it runs the PowerShell engine in the host program. You will see the following screen displayed when you access Windows PowerShell from the Search charm on Windows 8.1.

If you choose to launch you should search for 'Windows PowerShell ISE. The following screee will be displaced. It is rich interface that has many features including interactive help in scripting. If you are new to Power Shell you should begin your learning with this tool.

You can launch them as administrator which gives you more power (Run as Administrator) and is called launching with elevated permissions.

You can launch multiple instances.

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