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Add-PSSnapin - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Add-PSSnapin

Short description
Adds one or more Windows PowerShell snap-ins to the current session.

Syntax
Add-PSSnapin [-Name] <String[]> [-PassThru] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Add-PSSnapin cmdlet adds registered Windows PowerShell snap-ins to the current session. After the snap-ins are adde
d, you can use the cmdlets and providers that the snap-ins support in the current session.


To add the snap-in to all future Windows PowerShell sessions, add an Add-PSSnapin command to your Windows PowerShell pr
ofile. For more information, see about_Profiles.


Beginning in Windows PowerShell 3.0, the core commands that are included in Windows PowerShell are packaged in modules.
 The exception is Microsoft.PowerShell.Core, which is a snap-in (PSSnapin). By default, only the Microsoft.PowerShell.C
ore snap-in is added to the session. Modules are imported automatically on first use and you can use the Import-Module 
cmdlet to import them.