Howto – Use Powershell ISE on Windows Server 2008 R2

Powershell ISE (Integrated Scripting Environment) is a powerful feature of Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 etc. It’s also possible however to work with Powershell ISE on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine.

To enable Powershell ISE please perform the following steps:

Open a Powershell window en run the following cmdlets:

Import-Module ServerManager
 Add-WindowsFeature Powershell-ISE

The Add-WindowsFeature Cmdlet will install the Powershell ISE feature. That’s it! After you’ve installed the ISE it should be possible to start Windows Powershell ISE from the Start Menu.