How to Enable or Disable Windows PowerShell 2.0 in Windows 10

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell helps IT professionals and power users control and automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows.

Windows 10 includes Windows PowerShell 5.0 by default that has some great new features that enhance security including enhanced transcription logging and AMSI protection.

However, the Windows PowerShell 2.0 engine is still enabled and is now recognized as a security risk that can be used to run malicious scripts.

While Windows PowerShell 2.0 has been deprecated starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it may still be enabled on your system.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Windows PowerShell 2.0 for all users in Windows 10.

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