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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 10/26/2014.

PowerGUI is a comprehensive solution helping you get the most of Windows PowerShell. The product has two components:

Administrative Console
Script Editor and debugger
PowerGUI Administrative Console is a graphical user interface for the Microsoft PowerShell scripting environment and runtime, bundled with an advanced PowerShell script editor.

PowerGUI Administrative Console is designed to:

Streamline PowerShell-based administration tasks by providing ready-made tools through a unified interface
Make the extensive capabilities of PowerShell accessible to users who are not comfortable with the text console environment
Help establish administration tiers by making specific tools available to specific groups of users, such as Active Directory administrators, help desk staff, and end users

To install powerGUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install powergui

To upgrade powerGUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade powergui


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Quest Software


© 2013 Quest Software, Inc.


Release Notes

New features in PowerGUI 3.8:
Now compiled executable can be run directly from network shares.
Silent installation is now supported for scripts compiled as a service.
There is an ability to select icon for compiled executable file.
Target .NET framework can be now specified for compiled scripts.

For more information, see the PowerGUI What's New document.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
powerGUI 1344 Monday, September 16, 2013  
powerGUI 918 Friday, May 10, 2013  
powerGUI 481 Friday, May 10, 2013  
powerGUI 1903 Saturday, March 3, 2012  
powerGUI 389 Monday, February 27, 2012  
powerGUI 441 Monday, February 27, 2012  
powerGUI 389 Monday, February 27, 2012  
powerGUI 429 Sunday, February 26, 2012  

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