Microsoft PowerShell for Beginners - Video 1

Published on Sep 12, 2016 651,336 views

This part 1 of a multi-part series for learning PowerShell. This video covers the basics to get you up and running.
* Get-Command
* Get-Help
* Get-Alias
* Get-Member
* Get-History
* Start-Transcript

Video 2 on manipulating Lists is here:

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  • GuenterErde1
    GuenterErde1 1 year ago I dont normally leave comments, but this is a top tier intro. Thanks!
  • Brian McKenna
    Brian McKenna 2 weeks ago yeah I'm gonna need that song name
  • Richard P.
    Richard P. 3 weeks ago The intro rocked; where can I find that dubstep song?
  • g00glian0
    g00glian0 1 month ago @Sir Scofferoff Always a dick.
  • MikeyQ
    MikeyQ 1 month ago It was 99% better then most anyway so well done.
  • Rick Macleod
    Rick Macleod 1 month ago @Shane Young the audio is just fine... nothing wrong with it.
  • Trevor Masterson
    Trevor Masterson 2 months ago Brilliant Tutorial Shane.
  • kenvng
    kenvng 6 months ago @Shane Young Tough crowd to please. Keep up the great work Shane. I knew nothing and one of the job I applied for listing it so I google it and here you are. Thanks much. The job no longer available but I am sure gaining a skill to show on my resume. Happy New Year!
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 year ago Sorry about that. My quality and audio levels got way better after this video. The newest stuff isn’t half bad. 😉
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 year ago Thanks! You will be a pro in no time.
  • Brian A
    Brian A 1 year ago I agree completely. I watched it twice and I feel like a pro... and a n00b! Well done, Shane.
  • Sir Scofferoff
    Sir Scofferoff 1 year ago Well 1: Too loud, when compared to the speakers volume throughout the video 2: Not in keeping with the "tone" of the video. It's programming, not a Red Bull commercial
  • dijon streak
    dijon streak 2 days ago awesome...boy, did i LOVE this video...thank you SO much for a very helpful tutorial...it feels SO cool to have more tech-know-how...!!
  • Steven Stewart
    Steven Stewart 10 months ago Great video Shane! It's a very information-rich (read "useful") video. I'm looking forward to the rest of the series. Thanks!
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 10 months ago You are welcome. Enjoy the rest. Lots to learn.
  • Tapas sarkar
    Tapas sarkar 2 years ago absolutely great video. I am scared of scripting but the way you are explaining it's helping. cheers. Great job.
  • robert redwater
    robert redwater 2 years ago dude you are great at explaining...
  • A M
    A M 2 weeks ago Incredibly helpful. Before moving on to your next tutorial, just wanted to say thanks a lot for putting this together.
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 week ago Thanks
  • A M
    A M 2 weeks ago Incredibly helpful. Before moving on to your next tutorial, just wanted to say thanks a lot for putting this together.
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 week ago Glad to help. 😻
  • DN Chowdary
    DN Chowdary 2 years ago Very useful information for the beginners.. Very good explanation too.. Thanks!!
  • Brian Nixon
    Brian Nixon 2 years ago Great video, thank you for sharing the knowledge.
  • Holly R
    Holly R 1 year ago This is great stuff, this all makes sense to me now have checked out others training and yours is so much better g
  • Keith Reynolds
    Keith Reynolds 6 days ago Thanks for this. I'm paying an expensive university to arbitrarily send me to learn from you- bummed I'm not sending you the tuition.
  • Sagar Singh
    Sagar Singh 1 week ago Nice Video yap :) Nice Explanation
  • Bodragon
    Bodragon 1 month ago (18:29) - Yeah but you can still pipe DOS prompt commands, no? .
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 month ago Not the same. Dos doesn’t pass objects.
  • Peter Zhou
    Peter Zhou 5 months ago it's a nice tutorial, thanks for sharing and thanks for your time :D
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 5 months ago Glad to help.
  • Mort Kebab
    Mort Kebab 11 months ago I noticed that: Get-service -DisplayName "*network*" doesn't need the quotation marks.
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 11 months ago Cool.. Never tried it without. :) Thanks for sharing.
  • IT Magic
    IT Magic 7 months ago Great job, Shane! Very helpful, and will be watching more! Thank you kindly!!!
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 7 months ago Glad it helped and love the avatar.
  • dhanessur
    dhanessur 1 year ago First time trying to learn Powershell and your video was the perfect beginners guide. You've really explained things in the simplest form that's non intimidating to a beginner that finds Powershell overwhelming. Thank you for posting.
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 1 year ago Thank you for the kind words!
  • _James_ :
    _James_ : 1 year ago thanks for the vid. Needed to run admin to create powershell directory. Couldnt figure why it didnt work until now. Cheers
  • Satya Ganesh
    Satya Ganesh 2 years ago Thank you Shane for the wonderful explanation (Y)
  • Aurastream
    Aurastream 5 months ago Good video, has to have been the most informative intro I've ever seen on YouTube. Good job!
  • Shane Young
    Shane Young 5 months ago Thanks 👍