Replace the command prompt by Powershell in the Win+X menu

Using the GUI, see the following PSTip http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2013/10/21/pstip-windows-8-1-winx-menu-powershell-in-command-prompt-out

and of course you can also achieve this exclusively with Powershell of course 😀


#Requires -version 3.0
#Requires -RunAsAdministrator

Set-ItemProperty HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name DontUsePowerShellOnWinX -Value 0 -Type DWord

Get-Process -Name explorer -IncludeUserName | ? Username -match "$env:USERNAME"

Note that the ‘IncludeUserName’ parameter requires elevated user rights.

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