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Set-ItemProperty - Powershell 2.0 CmdLet

Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting tool based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is designed for system administrators, engineers and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications.

More than hundred command-line tools (so called "cmdlets") can be used to perform system administration tasks and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). These cmdlets are easy to use, with standard naming conventions and common parameters, and standard tools for piping, sorting, filtering, and formatting data and objects.


Short description
Creates or changes the value of a property of an item.

Set-ItemProperty [-LiteralPath] <string[]> -InputObject <psobject> [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Exclude <string[]

The Set-ItemProperty cmdlet changes the value of the property of the specified item. You can use the cmdlet to esta
blish or change the properties of items. For example, you can use Set-ItemProperty to set the value of the IsReadOn
ly property of a file object to true.

You also use Set-ItemProperty to create and change registry values and data. For example, you can add a new registr
y entry to a key and establish or change its value.