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Where is PowerShell ISE in Windows 8?

In Windows 7, it was right on the Start Menu, but it doesn't appear anywhere in Windows 8.

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You find this the same way in Windows 8 as in Windows 7: either go to Start and search for it or go to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools – Caleb Jares Oct 28 '12 at 23:05
@CalebJares: It doesn't show up anywhere in Start Search – SLaks Oct 28 '12 at 23:08
Strange, this is what it brings up for me. – Caleb Jares Oct 28 '12 at 23:10
@CalebJares: I don't get that. – SLaks Oct 28 '12 at 23:40
@CalebJares: Pro, x64, fresh install. No. – SLaks Oct 29 '12 at 0:07
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It's still there, but it's hidden in Program Files.

To get it back, do the following:

  1. From the Start screen, type powershell_ise
  2. Right-click on powershell_ise.exe, then click Pin to Start
  3. Return to the Start Screen
  4. Right-click the new powershell_ise entry at the end, and click Open File Location
  5. Rename the shortcut to Windows PowerShell ISE (or whatever you prefer)

You can also find it in the Administrative Tools folder.

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Interesting. It cannot find it without fullname. – Kaplan Feb 24 '13 at 16:10

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