Windows PowerShell Module Concepts

This section contains information about what a Windows PowerShell module is, what a module manifest is, and how modules are used by Windows PowerShell.

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Windows PowerShell Modules
This topic describes what a module is, the types of modules, the locations where module files can be stored, and lists the cmdlets and variables that can be used to create and manage modules.

Script Modules
This topic describes a script module (.psm1) using an example.

Binary Modules
This topic describes a binary module (.dll) using an example.

Module Manifests
This topic describes what a module manifest is, and it describes the components (the keys and values) of the module manifest.

PSModulePath Environment Variable
This topic describes the PSModulePath environment variable that is used to store the paths to the locations of the modules that are installed on disk.

Importing Modules
This topic describes how to import modules.

Installing Modules
This topic describes how to install modules for multiple versions of a product.

Writing Help for Windows PowerShell Modules
This topic describes how to include Help for the members of a module.

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