Understanding PowerShell’s Execution_Policy and Scope functionality

Windows started life as a text-based OS that had graphical elements bundled on top. Today most of the interaction with the OS is done through the graphical interface although the underlying text-based interface still exists and is important to reach certain nooks and crannies that are not exposed graphically.

The command prompt or cmd was the first and (still) default character-based scripting language to interact with the components making up the operating system. In 2006 an alternative called PowerShell (PS)…