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Leveraging PowerShell Providers and PSDrives

by Uzair Ansari

This course will teach you how to leverage existing mechanism to access OS settings like registry, certificates, built-in variables stored in the form of PSDrives.

What you'll learn

Accessing registry can be easy! In this course, Leveraging PowerShell Providers and PSDrives, you’ll learn to use PSDrives to access and manipulate system settings like registry and certificates. First, you’ll explore which all PSDrives and system variables are available. Next, you’ll discover information that are available in environment variables. Finally, you’ll learn how to access and manipulate settings that are available in these PSDrives. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of using powershell providers and PSDrives needed to retrieve and configure OS settings.

About the author

With over eleven years of rich experience in IT, Uzair Ansari has been a noteworthy professional in the Windows identity and automation area. He's currently working as a DevOps engineer. You may know him from his tech blog work at, but he can also be credited with his contributions on Microsoft TechNet script center. He holds a Masters degree in Information Technology. During his professional tenure he has worked on technologies like Windows Powershell, Python, CI/CD technolo... more

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