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Get-Credential - Powershell 2.0 CmdLet

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Get-Credential

Short description
Gets a credential object based on a user name and password.

Syntax
Get-Credential [-Credential] <PSCredential> [<CommonParameters>]

Description
The Get-Credential cmdlet creates a credential object for a specified user name and password. You can use the crede
ntial object in security operations.

The cmdlet prompts the user for a password or user name and password. Users are prompted through a dialog box or at
 the command line, depending on the system registry setting.