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Remove-ItemProperty - PowerShell 1.0

Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting tool based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is designed for system administrators, engineers and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications.

More than hundred command-line tools (so called "cmdlets") can be used to perform system administration tasks and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). These cmdlets are easy to use, with standard naming conventions and common parameters, and standard tools for piping, sorting, filtering, and formatting data and objects.

Remove-ItemProperty


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Usage


Options
-path string
       The path(s) to the item whose properties are being removed.
       Wildcards are permitted.
		
   -literalPath string
       Like Path above, only the value is used exactly as typed.
       No characters are interpreted as wildcards. If the path includes any
       escape characters then enclose the path in single quotation marks.

   -name string
       The name(s) of the property to be retrieved.

   -include string
       Delete only the specified items from the Path e.g. "May*"
       this only works when the path includes a wildcard character.
        
   -exclude string
       Omit the specified items from the Path e.g. "*SS64*"
       this only works when the path includes a wildcard character.
        
   -filter string
       A filter in the provider's format or language. 
       The exact syntax of the filter (wildcard support etc) depends on the provider.
       Filters are more efficient than -include/-exclude, because the provider
       applies the filter when retrieving the objects, rather than having 
       PowerShell filter the objects after they are retrieved.

   -whatIf
       Describe what would happen if you executed the command without
       actually executing the command.
        
   -confirm
       Prompt for confirmation before executing the command.

   -credential PSCredential
       Use a credential to validate access to the file. Credential represents
       a user-name, such as "User01" or "Domain01\User01", or a PSCredential
       object, such as the one retrieved by using the Get-Credential cmdlet.
       If you type a user name, you will be prompted for a password.

   CommonParameters:
      -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutVariable.

Example(s)
Delete the 'Demo' registry value, and its data, from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SS64

PS C:\>remove-itemproperty -path HKLM:\Software\SS64 -name Demo

Again delete the 'Demo' registry value, but this time by changing location, and using a dot (.) to indicate the current location:

PS C:\>set-location HKLM:\Software\SS64
PS HKLM:\Software\SS64>remove-itemproperty -path . -Name Demo