How to Install PowerShell ISE in Windows Server 2008 R2?

PowerShell ISE is a wonderful tool for creating, Debugging and executing PowerShell scripts. But it doesn’t get installed automatically. Here is how to install PowerShell ISE in Windows 2008 R2.

You don’t have to download anything to get PowerShell ISE in Windows 2008 R2, It’s an Instinct feature but not installed by default.

1. Go to Server Manager >> Features >> Add Features
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2. From the features list choose “Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment”
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3. Click Next and Install
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Once installed, You can choose “Edit” from PowerShell Script files to launch PowerShell ISE.
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You can access the PowerShell ISE by typing “PowerShell_ISE” in the Run box even!
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Tail: install PowerShell ISE from PowerShell
All these actions can be simply achieved by running these two lines of PowerShell:

Import-Module ServerManager
Add-Windowsfeature PowerShell-ISE

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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