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Native alternative to wget in Windows PowerShell?

I know I can download and install the aformentioned library (wget for Windows), but my question is this: In Windows PowerShell, is there a native alternative to wget? I need wget simply to retrieve ...
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Why does running PowerShell change my console font?

I have a strange problem on my laptop - when I run Powershell within an existing console window, the font choice for the window changes. For example, this is cmd.exe immediately after opening the ...
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Can the default PowerShell terminal keep a command history?

Is there a way to have PowerShell remember commands entered during the previous sessions? That is, after closing the window and opening it again, can PowerShell be setup to remember the commands?
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Get-ChildItem | tree gives me a wierdly formatted tree

The following input: PS STG:\> Get-ChildItem | tree Gives me Folder PATH listing for volume Data Volume serial number is 6576-C540 D:. ÃÄÄÄAPK ÃÄÄÄAssets ³ ÃÄÄÄAnimations ³ ³ ...
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Using Advanced Parameter Sets in a Function with Multiple Unique Switches

I am using Powershell 4.0. I am attempting to write a cmdlet and in this cmdlet I would like to use Advanced Parameter sets to have certain options available based on what parameter(s) is/are chosen. ...