How to Disable PowerShell in Windows 10

In the windows operating system Microsoft provides the most powerful cross-platform tool which allows the user to run script and command to customize the system settings. PowerShell is more powerful than Command prompt. It means it can perform that some advanced task that command prompt can’t do it. By PowerShell, you can manage different settings, feature and troubleshoot problems and perform some automated tasks.

Most of the users the think that command prompt and PowerShell both are the same. But the truth is both are different. PowerShell user command which is knows as cmdlets in PowerShell. Which means Many system administration task can be performed by PowerShell which can managing the register to WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation). These registers are exposed via PowerShell cmdlets. And If we talk about command prompt it can’t accessible by command prompt.

So that’s why PowerShell is more complicated than the command prompt. In some cases, PowerShell is a useful command line. And if the user is inexperienced might be dangerous for it to use PowerShell.

If you are the same user who is worried about. So don’t worry, the best solution for this you should have to disable PowerShell in Windows 10.

So here is this article I am going the share that how you can disable PowerShell in Windows 10. Let’s see how you can do it.

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How To Disable PowerShell in Windows 10 computer

There is no simple method available that can allow the user to disable the PowerShell. So if you really want to disable PowerShell we need to access the local group policy where we can easily disable PowerShell. Just follow carefully because editing the local group could be risky. Let’s see how we can disable it.

Step 1. First of all, open your Run Window by Pressing (Windows + R) and then type “gpedit.msc” and then hit enter button.

Type gpedit.msc in Run Window
Type gpedit.msc in Run Window

Step 2. When Local Group Policy Editor open you need to navigate the following path. Which is mention below.

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System.

How to Disable PowerShell in Windows 10
How to Disable PowerShell in Windows 10

Step 3. Now on your right-side panel, Double click on the ‘Don’t run specified Windows Application’ policy.

Tap on the Don't run Windows Application
Tap on the Don’t run Windows Application

Step 4. When you double on it, a new dialog box will open. At there select the ‘Enabled’ option and then under the option, you will see the ‘show’ button click on it to open.

Enable The Setting and Tap on the Show Button
Enable The Setting and Tap on the Show Button

Step 5. A new dialog box open where you can disable a specific application. So at there type ‘powershell.exe’ then click on the ‘OK’ button and then click on the apply button to confirm changes.

How to Disable PowerShell in Windows 10
How to Disable PowerShell in Windows 10

At the end of the procedure restart your computer to apply changes.

If you change your mind and want to revert the change repeat the step 1-3 and after that select not Configured option to revert the changes.

That’s all. That’s how to disable PowerShell in Windows 10 computer. I hope that you understand it well, if you have any doubt comment below and share with us and also share that article with others.

Abdul Moeez

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