It’s not uncommon for me to need a quick, single focus task to be performed on a Windows machine. The task can often be performed with a PowerShell or cmd one-liner. I do not, however, like to alter my PowerShell execution policy without serious deliberation. Thus, running a script isn’t usually the way to go.
My solution? I use a Windows shortcut that points to the powershell.exe executable, and pass it the
-Command option with my simple commands. For example, I frequently have to kill off the
parsecd.exe process, so I run this
%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -Command "& taskkill /T /F /fi 'IMAGENAME eq parsecd.exe'"