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whats powershell.exe at startup?

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I have this that loads at start up and wondered if anyone can enlighten me as to what it is and does please.

 

YES Drive Open PowerShell window here powershell.exe -noexit -command Set-Location '%V'


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The Set-Location cmdlet is roughly equivalent to the cd command found in Cmd.exe: it enables you to specify a new working location in a namespace. You can disable this startup command.


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I tried to disable and it would not let me.

 

I looked up what you said as I didn't understand it I'm not very technical when it comes to computers.

It says it's a administrative script. I can't write any programming language's and neither have I ever used or herd of power shell before now would it have been a program on my machine that wrote it? 


Edited by ile, 24 August 2017 - 10:03 AM.

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One of installed program could be using the powershell try disabling the command with Autoruns utility.


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It doesn't list it in the list only internet explorer is listed I think it may be to do with chrome.

 

It's a very interesting tool I like the virus total site i found because of it. I have 1 question about that why is it a lot of my programs under the virus total section get 1/64 in red from virus total. I am assuming these are the things know as a false reading.


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Some of the scan result can be false positive results.


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Thank you for your help


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You are very welcome!


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