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Finding Current File System Path

PowerShell supports not just the file system, so you can set the current path to a different provider (Set-Location). Here is a trick that always gets you the current file system location no matter which provider is currently active:


 
PS C:> cd hkcu:

PS HKCU:> $ExecutionContext.SessionState.Path

CurrentLocation CurrentFileSystemLocation
--------------- -------------------------
HKCU:          C:                      



PS HKCU:> $ExecutionContext.SessionState.Path.CurrentFileSystemLocation

Path
----
C: 



PS HKCU:> $ExecutionContext.SessionState.Path.CurrentFileSystemLocation.Path
C: 
 

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Posted Jan 11 2016, 06:00 AM by ps1

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