How to send PowerShell command output to a file

by [Published on 31 July 2014 / Last Updated on 31 July 2014]

Tip explains how to send output to a file.

You can use Out-File PowerShell cmdlet to send output of a PowerShell cmdlet command to a text file as outlined below:

  • Get-Process | Out-File C:\Temp\AllProcesses.txt

To prevent an existing file from being overwritten, use the –NoClobber parameter as shown in below command:

  • Get-Process | Out-File C:\Temp\AllProcesses.txt -NoClobber

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