This section contains the help topics for the cmdlets that are installed with Windows PowerShell Microsoft.PowerShell.Utility module. The Utility module contains cmdlets that manage the basic features of Windows PowerShell.
Adds custom properties and methods to an instance of a Windows PowerShell object.
Adds a Microsoft .NET Framework type (a class) to a Windows PowerShell session.
Deletes the value of a variable.
Compares two sets of objects.
Converts object properties in comma-separated value (CSV) format into CSV versions of the original objects.
Converts a JSON-formatted string to a custom object.
Converts a string containing one or more key/value pairs to a hash table.
Converts objects into a series of comma-separated value (CSV) variable-length strings.
Converts Microsoft .NET Framework objects into HTML that can be displayed in a Web browser.
Converts an object to a JSON-formatted string
Creates an XML-based representation of an object.
Disables the breakpoints in the current console.
Enables the breakpoints in the current console.
Exports information about currently defined aliases to a file.
Creates an XML-based representation of an object or objects and stores it in a file.
Converts objects into a series of comma-separated (CSV) strings and saves the strings in a CSV file.
Saves formatting data from the current session in a formatting file.
Imports commands from another session and saves them in a Windows PowerShell module.
Uses a customized view to format the output.
Formats the output as a list of properties in which each property appears on a new line.
Formats the output as a table.
Formats objects as a wide table that displays only one property of each object.
Gets the aliases for the current session.
Gets the current culture set in the operating system.
Gets the current date and time.
Gets the event subscribers in the current session.
Gets the events in the event queue.
Gets the formatting data in the current session.
Gets an object that represents the current host program.
Gets the properties and methods of objects.
Gets the breakpoints that are set in the current session.
Displays the current call stack.
Gets a random number, or selects objects randomly from a collection.
Gets the Windows PowerShell components that are instrumented for tracing.
Gets the extended type data in the current session.
Gets the current user interface (UI) culture settings in the operating system.
Returns unique items from a sorted list.
Gets the variables in the current console.
Groups objects that contain the same value for specified properties.
Imports an alias list from a file.
Imports a CLIXML file and creates corresponding objects within Windows PowerShell.
Creates table-like custom objects from the items in a CSV file.
Imports language-specific data into scripts and functions based on the UI culture that is selected for the operating system.
Imports commands from another session into the current session.
Runs commands or expressions on the local computer.
Sends an HTTP or HTTPS request to a RESTful web service.
Gets content from a web page on the Internet.
Measures the time it takes to run script blocks and cmdlets.
Calculates the numeric properties of objects, and the characters, words, and lines in string objects, such as files of text.
Creates a new alias.
Creates a new event.
Creates an instance of a Microsoft .NET Framework or COM object.
Creates a TimeSpan object.
Creates a new variable.
Sends output to a file.
Sends output to an interactive table in a separate window.
Sends output to a printer.
Sends objects to the host as a series of strings.
Reads a line of input from the console.
Subscribes to events that are generated by the Windows PowerShell engine and by the New-Event cmdlet.
Subscribes to the events that are generated by a Microsoft .NET Framework object.
Deletes events from the event queue.
Deletes breakpoints from the current console.
Deletes extended types from the current session
Deletes a variable and its value.
Selects objects or object properties.
Finds text in strings and files.
Finds text in an XML string or document.
Sends an e-mail message.
Creates or changes an alias (alternate name) for a cmdlet or other command element in the current Windows PowerShell session.
Changes the system time on the computer to a time that you specify.
Sets a breakpoint on a line, command, or variable.
Configures, starts, and stops a trace of Windows PowerShell components.
Sets the value of a variable.
Creates Windows PowerShell commands in a graphical command window.
Sorts objects by property values.
Suspends the activity in a script or session for the specified period of time.
Saves command output in a file or variable and also sends it down the pipeline.
Configures and starts a trace of the specified expression or command.
Unblocks files that were downloaded from the Internet.
Cancels an event subscription.
Updates the formatting data in the current session.
Adds items to and removes items from a property value that contains a collection of objects.
Updates the extended type data in the session.
Waits until a particular event is raised before continuing to run.
Writes a debug message to the console.
Writes an object to the error stream.
Writes customized output to a host.
Sends the specified objects to the next command in the pipeline.
Displays a progress bar within a Windows PowerShell command window.
Writes text to the verbose message stream.
Writes a warning message.