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PowerShell Execute Script With NoProfile Parameter

In this quick article, I will explain how to execute script with NoProfile parameter in PowerShell. You can use NoProfile parameter of PowerShell.exe to start PowerShell without profiles or execute script. It ensures to run your script safely.

PowerShell -NoProfile

It is recommended and best practice to execute script with NoProfile parameter in PowerShell.

Execute Script With NoProfile Parameter

You can use PowerShell NoProfile parameter to start and execute script without profile.

Powershell.exe -NoProfile -File "D:\PowerShell\ConvertString-toDate.ps1"   

In the above PowerShell script, PowerShell -NoProfile parameter executes the script specified by File parameter without profile.

Script file convert string to datetime format and print the results on the console. Using NoProfile it doesn’t load windows PowerShell profile and ensures no change in environment.

You can use PowerShell execution policy and NoProfile parameter to ensure script run safely and avoid any harms to your system.

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Start PowerShell with NoProfile Parameter

It is always recommended to start PowerShell with NoProfile parameter. When you run a script via scheduled task or any program, it loads windows PowerShell profile and later run script.

If you want to start PowerShell with NoProfile parameter, use below script

PowerShell.exe -NoProfile

When you launch PowerShell with NoProfile parameter, it ensures to run script in default PowerShell environment and run without any Windows PowerShell profile.

Conclusion

I hope above article to execute script with NoProfile parameter using PowerShell helpful to you.

NoProfile parameter ensures to run script safely without loading Window PowerShell profile.

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