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Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language; it is designed specifically for system administrators and power-users, to rapidly automate the administration of multiple operating systems (Linux, macOS, Unix, and Windows) and the processes related to the applications that run on those operating systems.

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List of Top 10 PowerShell windows 10 commands:-

1. List Drives using PowerShell:-

With PowerShell, you are easily able to list drives in your Windows PC, use below command

get-psdrive -psprovider filesystem

Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

2. Generate List of Windows Services using PowerShell:-

You can easily generate a list of Windows Services using PowerShell with below commands

Get-Service | Where Status -eq “Running” | Out-GridView

Get-Service | Where Status -eq “Stopped” | Out-GridView

Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

3. Create a System Image using Powershell:-

You can easily create a System image with below PowerShell Command

wbadmin start backup-backup target: E:-include: C:-quit-allCritical

Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

4. Backup Windows Drivers using PowerShell:-

You can easily backup Windows 10 drivers backup with PowerShell by using the below command

To “view all installed drivers” on your Windows 10 PC.

Get-WindowsDriver -online -All

Now again enter the below command to take the backup.

Export-WindowsDriver -online -Destination E:\DriverBackup

Your command will be the same, only Provide your Drive letter instead of E driver and provide your folder name, whatever you want.

Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

5. Uninstall Universal Apps for Single User Account in Windows 10:-

Use below command to find all package installed in your PC


and enter below command to remove universal apps

Remove-AppxPackage <PackageFullName> -confirm

Top 10 Powershell windows 10 commands

6. Generate Disabled Features list in Windows PowerShell:-

To generate a list of the disabled features on your Windows 10 computer, open an elevated PowerShell console, type the following command and hit Enter:

Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online | ? state -eq ‘disabled’ | select featurename | sort -Descending

7. Find Windows System Uptime:-

You can easily find out System up-time with PowerShell,

Open the Powershell by search PowerShell in the start menu and enter the below command:-

(get-date) – (gcim Win32_OperatingSystem).LastBootUpTime

8. Check Out Developer Mode is enabled or No:-

Open the Powershell and enter below command


9. Reinstall default build-in Windows 10 Apps:-

Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

10.Scan for Malware Threats using Powershell:-

if you want to run a quick scan, you’ll use the command:

Start-MpScan -ScanType QuickScan
If you want to run a full scan, you’ll use the command:

Start-MpScan -ScanType FullScan

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Top 10 powershell windows 10 commands

We know this tutorial is not enough to cover up Windows 10 Powershell, However, check out our related articles on PowerShell and we recommend you to read Powershell: The Quickstart Beginners Guide and Mastering Windows PowerShell Scripting.

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