Use PowerShell to find network adapter power management configuration

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 25 Feb. 2014 / Last Updated on 25 Feb. 2014]

A tip on how to use PowerShell to find network adapter power management configuration

Here's a tip from my colleague Ed Wilson (the Microsoft Scripting Guy) about how to use PowerShell to find network adapter power management configuration.

Question: You want to find information about the status of network adapter power management configuration on your local network adapter. How can you do this?

Answer: On your Windows 8.1 computer running Windows PowerShell 4.0 use the command that appears here (if you have an Intel type of network adapter).

Get-NetAdapterPowerManagement -InterfaceDescription "*intel*"

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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