PowerShell Community Extensions (PSCX) base module which implements a general purpose set of Cmdlets.

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See the version list below for details.

Installation Options

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Install-Module -Name Pscx -RequiredVersion 3.3.2

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Install-PSResource -Name Pscx -Version 3.3.2

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Copyright PowerShell Community Developers 2006 - 2018.

Package Details


  • PowerShell Community Developers


Utilities Xml Zip Clipboard Base64 ShortPath PEHeader CD


Add-PathVariable Clear-MSMQueue ConvertFrom-Base64 ConvertTo-Base64 ConvertTo-MacOs9LineEnding ConvertTo-Metric ConvertTo-UnixLineEnding ConvertTo-WindowsLineEnding Convert-Xml Disconnect-TerminalSession Edit-File Expand-Archive Export-Bitmap Format-Byte Format-Hex Format-Xml Get-ADObject Get-AdoConnection Get-AdoDataProvider Get-Clipboard Get-DhcpServer Get-DomainController Get-DriveInfo Get-EnvironmentBlock Get-FileTail Get-FileVersionInfo Get-ForegroundWindow Get-Hash Get-HttpResource Get-LoremIpsum Get-MountPoint Get-MSMQueue Get-OpticalDriveInfo Get-PathVariable Get-PEHeader Get-Privilege Get-PSSnapinHelp Get-ReparsePoint Get-RunningObject Get-ShortPath Get-TerminalSession Get-TypeName Get-Uptime Import-Bitmap Invoke-AdoCommand Invoke-Apartment Join-String New-Hardlink New-Junction New-MSMQueue New-Shortcut New-Symlink Out-Clipboard Ping-Host Pop-EnvironmentBlock Push-EnvironmentBlock Read-Archive Receive-MSMQueue Remove-MountPoint Remove-ReparsePoint Resolve-Host Send-MSMQueue Send-SmtpMail Set-BitmapSize Set-Clipboard Set-FileTime Set-ForegroundWindow Set-PathVariable Set-Privilege Set-VolumeLabel Skip-Object Split-String Stop-TerminalSession Test-AlternateDataStream Test-Assembly Test-MSMQueue Test-Script Test-UserGroupMembership Test-Xml Write-BZip2 Write-Clipboard Write-GZip Write-Tar Write-Zip


Add-DirectoryLength Add-ShortPath Edit-Profile Edit-HostProfile Enable-OpenPowerShellHere Get-ExecutionTime Get-Help Get-Parameter Get-PropertyValue Get-ScreenCss Get-ScreenHtml Get-ViewDefinition help Import-VisualStudioVars Invoke-BatchFile Invoke-Elevated Invoke-GC Invoke-Method Invoke-NullCoalescing Invoke-Ternary less New-HashObject Out-Speech prompt QuoteList QuoteString Resolve-ErrorRecord Resolve-HResult Resolve-WindowsError Search-Transcript Set-Writable Set-ReadOnly Show-Tree Start-PowerShell Stop-RemoteProcess Set-LocationEx Dismount-VHD Mount-VHD


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

3.3.2 - January 16, 2018

* Fix Edit-File does not respect TextEditor property [#48](

3.3.1 - October 12, 2017

* Fix Import-VisualStudioVars - Select-VSSetupInstance ignores VS 2017 Build Tools by default [#36](
# Fix Import-VisualStudioVars - VS 2015 Build Tools do not have VsDevCmd.bat [#37](
# Fix Import-VisualStudioVars fails when workload for VC is not installed [#41](

3.3.0 - September 5, 2017

* Fix issues with CD functionality not working on PowerShell Core.

* Updated Import-VisualStudioVars to support Visual Studio 2017.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
4.0.0-beta4 16,300 1/8/2022
4.0.0-beta3 64 1/2/2022
4.0.0-beta2 2,678 10/22/2020
4.0.0-beta1 56 10/18/2020
3.3.2 (current version) 1,026,442 1/17/2018
3.3.1 11,706 10/13/2017
3.3.0 2,810 9/6/2017
3.2.2 33,813 6/30/2016 4,729 7/29/2015 1,301 10/24/2014 14,935 4/17/2014
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