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automate powershell script in background ?

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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Hi all
I'm sort of migrating my performance-monitor script from linux to windows, and i recently discovered PowerShell. Kinda start loving it!

cron-job in linux has really low performance footprint. In windows, i tried to call my PS script in scheduled Task via command "powershell.exe scriptname.ps1"

The problem i discovered was that CPU usage shoots up to 100% everything powershell.exe came into the picture.

Similar thing happened when I manually execute " powershell.exe sriptname.ps1 " from CMD.
If I simply call scriptname.ps1 from the PS console, then there's no effect on computer-performance.

So, my question is that there is any way to get around callling powershell.exe while doing automation PS.
many thanks!

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