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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Chocolatey's refreshenv should be first-party

    Make the Chocolatey refreshenv part of Powershell. Manipulating environment variables is very difficult without it.

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  3. Find-Package has no -ScriptSourceLocation parameter

    C:> Find-Package -ProviderName 'NuGet' -ScriptSourceLocation 'https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2/items/psscript'
    Find-Package : A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'ScriptSourceLocation'.
    At line:1 char:37
    + Find-Package -ProviderName 'NuGet' -ScriptSourceLocation 'https://ww ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Find-Package], ParameterBindingException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NamedParameterNotFound,Microsoft.PowerShell.PackageManagement.Cmdlets.FindPackage

    PS 21:22 C:\src
    C:>$PSVersionTable

    Name Value


    PSVersion 5.1.18362.145
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.18362.145
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

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  4. The Option to Display PS Window Name

    There is the time that we need to open more than one PowerShell windows at a time and run different CMDLETs for different purposes.
    So if there is the option to show up the purposes of different PS window, it will greatly help us distinguish and find out the currently required PS window.

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  5. Please add progress bars on taskbar (with TaskbarItemInfo.ProgressValue) to Write-Progress

    It would be great to have not only in-window progress bar for my scripts, but the green bar filling up my taskbar as I can see in Copy and other operations. It may be just something like -taskbar... parameter, maybe additionally fitted with ProgressState.

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  6. Remove-PrinterDriver with -Force option

    The Remove-PrinterDriver cmdlet currently does not offer a -Force option. This becomes a problem when there are network printers mapped via Group Policy that use the driver. When this is the case, PowerShell will return a "The specified driver is in use by one or more printers" error.

    PnPUtil offers the ability to force delete a driver even if it is in use. PowerShell's Remove-PrinterDriver cmdlet should offer the same behavior (clearly it is possible).

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  7. When running exe in scriptblock antimalware executable gets triggered

    I'm attempting to run an executable remotely on a machine that needs updating. Whenever the exe is called, Antimalware Service Executable pops up on the remote machine for a moment, and then nothing else happens.

    Code is attached. Unsure if this is user error/known issue/isolated bug

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  8. ISE should not switch focus automatically to the console pane

    Starting from Windows 10 1803, when you run a selected block of code using F8, ISE switches focus to the console pane. This means that when you run several of these, you have to manually switch the focus back to the script pane after each execution.

    This is much more difficult than before, so please fix this.

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  9. DHCP Server Class - ASCII data is missing

    The output of the Get-DhcpServerv4Class cmdlet give me the information that I need, except for one AsciiData value. I don't know if that is something computed from the corresponding Data value.

    PS C:\temp> Get-DhcpServerv4Class -ComputerName $ComputerName -Type "Vendor" | Where-Object {$_.Description -notlike "Microsoft*"}

    Name Type Data AsciiData Description


    Cisco Aironet 1200 Vendor 0x436973636f2041502063... Cisco AP c1200 Vendor Class Indentifi...
    airespace Vendor 0x4169726573706163652e... Airespace.AP1200 1010
    Airespace 2700 Vendor 0x436973636f2041502063... Cisco AP c2700 Cisco Aironet 2700 Series
    Mitel IP Phone Options Vendor 0x697070686f6e652e6d69... Mitel-specific options...
    PXEClient (BIOS) Vendor 0x505845436c69656e743a... PXEClient:Arch:00000 PXEClient (BIOS)
    PXEClient (UEFI x64) Vendor 0x505845436c69656e743a... PXEClient:Arch:00007 PXEClient (UEFI x64)

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  10. Get-Content -Head and -Tail doesn't work well on large files

    I want to look a few lines of a large file, but Get-Content with -Head and -Tail option still reports insufficient memory issue.

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  11. SET - ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion

    Get-ADcomputer -filter 'Name -like "SRV_*"' -Properties ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion | Set-ADObject -ProtectedfromaccidentialDeletion $false

    Get-ADcomputer -filter 'Name -like "SRV_*"' -Properties ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion | Set-ADComputer -ProtectedfromaccidentialDeletion $false

    Set-ADComputer : Es wurde kein Parameter gefunden, der dem Parameternamen
    "ProtectedfromaccidentialDeletion" entspricht.
    In Zeile:1 Zeichen:106
    + ... Set-ADComputer -ProtectedfromaccidentialDeletion $false
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Set-ADComputer], Parameter
    

    BindingException

    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NamedParameterNotFound,Microsoft.ActiveDirectory
    

    .Management.Commands.SetADComputer

    1 vote
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  12. Start-Sleep seconds cpu usage

    The following causes sleep to not sleep at all

    Start-Sleep -Seconds 0.5

    Seems anything < 1.0 is considered to be zero

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  13. Cannot change Temp folder path used fora Exchange Online Power-Shell Module imports

    Cannot change Temp folder path used for Exchange Online Power-Shell Module (With MFA) imports. How do we change the path from using the temp folder

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  14. BUG: [System.Windows.Forms.SystemInformation]::PrimaryMonitorSize returns display size inconsistently between PS and PS ISE

    Reproducibility: always.

    1) Set display scaling not at 100%
    2) Start new PS and PS ISE sessions
    3) Run:
    Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms
    4) Notice difference when running in PS ISE to PS standard

    PS ISE takes no notice of display scaling and reports screen resolution. PS does take notice of display scaling and reports virtual screen resolution, e.g. 1920x1080 for a 3840x2160 screen with 200% scaling.

    $PSVersionTable:
    PSVersion 5.1.18362.145
    PSEdition Desktop
    PSCompatibleVersions {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}
    BuildVersion 10.0.18362.145
    CLRVersion 4.0.30319.42000
    WSManStackVersion 3.0
    PSRemotingProtocolVersion 2.3
    SerializationVersion 1.1.0.1

    Windows 10 Pro v1903 OS Build 18362.418

    1 vote
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  15. ANSI escape code problem with Read-Host

    When using an ANSI escape code as part of the Read-Host prompt within a script, it changes the default state.

    Note: to test, paste the script block into the console (not ISE)

    Compare:
    $esc = [char]27
    $bold = "$($esc)[1m" #sets text to bold
    $norm = "$($esc)[0m" #reset
    Read-host "Test Entry$($bold)test"
    write-host "test"
    write-host "$($norm)test"
    write-host "test"

    To:
    $esc = [char]27
    $bold = "$($esc)[1m"
    $norm = "$($esc)[0m"
    write-host "Test Entry$($bold)test"
    write-host "test"
    write-host "$($norm)test"
    write-host "test"

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  16. XXXUDPORACLEANORDIQUEBEASTARAPTORONTOCLOCKIRKLANDROSOPHITLEROMARSATUROVIRG0ALUDPOPEYELLEFTWINGAYARDLINEART©P/IP143&144MASMENDREDICCMELEDFER

    J'OFFRAMANOVOIDATAPIGUTAGRAISSEALIMENTORONTOCOLLORACLEFLAG0ADACHAUTEARTIGAYOURSELFERLANDOMARSAMPLEADERSSQLITORISHTARROWHADOWASPDEAUQIONCHINM

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  17. Bug: Powershell Get-Help does not work with Exchange Online cmdlets

    We've been lucky, from what I'm gathering from web searches! Until December last year, Exchange Online Powershell cmdlet help was available using Get-Help in the shell. However, after the Christmas break, the only response we get is:

    Get-Help : Exception calling "Invoke" with "0" argument(s): "Cannot find path '' because it does
    not exist."
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-Help Get-Mailbox
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-Help], MethodInvocationException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CmdletInvocationException

    It's the same issue irrespective of the cmdlet.

    Consequently, I'm forced to contend with painful searches of the documentation website for information of the relevant cmdlets.

    Raised…

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  18. Needs more information

    Whereever "aboutActiveDirectoryFilter" is referenced a link should be added to take you where the information is located.

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  19. [Bug] module actrivedirectory 1.0.1.0 - Set-Location on PSDrive with PSProvider active directory

    There seems to be a problem to use Set-Location on a specific mounted Active Directory PSDrive, with the new Version of activedirectory module 1.0.1.0

    the commands bellow do all work on module 1.0.0.0

    PSDrive mapping:
    New-PSDrive -Name "myAD" -PSProvider ActiveDirectory -Root "DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D"

    works:
    Set-Location "myAD:"

    does not work anymore:
    Set-Location "myAD:\OU=subOU"

    does not work
    PS myAD:&gt; cd subOU

    does not work
    PS myAD:&gt; set-location "subOU"

    Error:
    Set-Location : The object name has bad syntax
    At line:1 char:1
    + Set-Location "OU=subOU,DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D"
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (\\RootDSE\\Root...s,DC=C,DC=D:String) [Set-Location], ADException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ADProvider:ItemExists::ADError,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.SetLocationCommand

    Set-Location : Cannot find path 'myAD:\RootDSE\OU=subOU,DC=A,DC=B,DC=C,DC=D,DC=A' because…

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  20. Get-DnsClient and Get-DnsClientServerAddress output format incorrect

    I feedback with https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/10987

    Get-DnsClient and Get-DnsClientServerAddress output format incorrect.You can see the markdown render of github issue.

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