Would you like to learn how to create a Powershell profile? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to create a Powershell profile on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Powershell - Creating a Powershell profile

Start a Powershell command-line.

Start Powershell

Verify the existence of a Powershell profile.

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Here is the command output:

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Create a Powershell profile.

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Here is the command output:

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Edit your Powershell profile.

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Add your customizations to the Powershell profile.

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In our example, we create an alias to test the internet connectivity named TESTINTERNET.

The system needs to allow the execution of PowerShell scripts.

As an administrator, change the Powershell policy to allow the execution of scripts.

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Optionally, use a GPO to change the Powershell scripts execution policy.

Start a new Powershell command line and test the new command.

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Here is the command output:

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Congratulations! You are able to create a PowerShell profile.