PowerShell 3 Installer sets Shell registry key wrong at Windows Server 2008 R2 - by BetterToday

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ID 774865 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 12/20/2012 6:38:57 AM
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Description

After installing PowerShell 3 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine, I can't execute .ps1 scripts from the Windows Explorer context menu.

It seems the PS3 installer sets the Shell registry key to a wrong value. After manually setting the Shell registry key to the old, PS1, value, everything works fine again.

See here for a full discussion:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverpowershell/thread/8f7c34b0-4ab4-4ea8-86af-351515714bad/


Please check and eventually fix if you see a flaw in the PS3 installation routine.

Regards,
Axel Dahmen
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