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Can you please let me know how to run an exe or console application through a powershell script in SharePoint 2010.

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This question doesn't even make any sense. Please elaborate. – x0n Dec 6 '11 at 20:22

Take a look at Start-Process

For example, I have used it to run an installer

Start-Process -FilePath ".\Scripts\Prerequisites\FilterPack\FilterPack64bit.exe" -ArgumentList /passive, /norestart -Wait
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Thanks MLF, your script worked for me. – Zakir HC May 30 '12 at 10:00

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