Measuring How Long Commands Take in Windows

I was considering installing the timeit.exe command on my new laptop, but read that it may not work on the latest versions of Windows.  So, I found an article on StackOverflow that recommended using the Measure-Command command in PowerShell.  You use it as follows: PS C:\> Measure-Command { Get-ChildItem } Days              : 0Hours             : 0Minutes           : 0Seconds          …

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Setting the Title of the Command Prompt Window

I was wondering how you change the title of the Command Prompt window.  A little searching found that Scott Hanselman had answered this question here.  All you have to do is type “title <your text>” and press Enter to change the title of your Command Prompt window.  It should look like the following: Note that…

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Afraid of PowerShell? Watch this video now.

I have been working more and more with PowerShell lately and I love it.  If you want to watch a great introductory 75 minute video to get up to speed quickly, look no further than here: Windows PowerShell Crash Coursehttps://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2012/WSV321 It is presented by Don Jones and Jeffrey Snover.  They share a number of great…

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