Re: ,So there's an online fix for not being able to get online?
That kinda hits the Powershell vs cmd.exe dilemma though.
Since El Reg's doomsday warning about cmd.exe being put to pasture I've finally had a go at PS. For complicated sysadmin stuff, like real functions with computations and environmental access, ps is arguably a bit ahead of bash. But, for simple stuff, like a 'ls | grep foo' you have to struggle through the implications of 'everything is an an object, not text'. That makes it way harder than bash for quick and dirty adhoc commands, lots of reading to do. Not to mention that scripts are disabled by default.
If users couldn't get a grip on cmd they are gonna be totally lost with powershell.