For those who want to record everything they do when using Windows PowerShell, I have an easy free solution that will give you everything you need.

The command is “Start-Transcript”. Once executed, PowerShell will start recording all activity within the current session to a log file located in your “My Documents” folder.

To stop recording just enter “Stop-Transcript”.

This is an easy solution with no need for 3rd party apps. The log file is easy to read and has all the activity recorded during the session.



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  1. But then people then can see everything you’ve done – hackers, etc.


  2. […] in notepad where you can add the commands you want to load at start. I’ve added the command, start-transcript , so you can have an example. The next time I open PowerShell this command will run […]



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