Get network adapter power management settings

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 14 May 2014 / Last Updated on 14 May 2014]

How to use Windows PowerShell to get network adapter power management settings on Windows 8.1.

a tip from my colleague Ed Wilson (the Microsoft Scripting Guy) about how to use PowerShell to get network adapter power management settings on Windows 8.1.

Question: You want to get the network adapter power management settings on your Window 8.1 computer. How can you use Windows PowerShell to do this?

Answer: Use the Get-NetAdapterPowerManagement function and specify the name of the network adapter to query.

Get-NetAdapterPowerManagement -Name ethernet

Mitch Tulloch is a nine-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization.  For more information see http://www.mtit.com.

Ed Wilson is the bestselling author of eight books about Windows Scripting, including Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step, and Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps. He writes a daily blog about Windows PowerShell call Hey, Scripting Guy! that is hosted on the Microsoft TechNet Script Center; for more PowerTips check out the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog.

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