Finding the PS version and process architecture and change 64bit to 32 bit vice versa

Powershell environement

 

to get the version

 

$host.version 

[Environment]::Is64BitProcess

Below script will force the shell to 32 bit process

if ($env:Processor_Architecture -ne "x86")
{
write-warning "Running x86 PowerShell..." 
&"$env:WINDIR\syswow64\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NonInteractive -NoProfile $myInvocation.Line
exit
}
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