Open a new browser

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  • #56474



    I want to write a PowerShell script to open a new browser window? I can open new pages but if a browser is open it just adds a new tab. I need a new window.

    For the default browser, I using:


    and for non default browser I am using:

    Start-Process -FilePath Chrome -ArgumentList,

    But again, if there is a window open they just open in tabs.

    thank you

  • #56476

    Olaf Soyk

    That's actually not a Powershell question 😉

    Chrome Open New Window Command Line

    Firefox New Window Command Line

    • #56479


      Sorry. To clarify. How do I do it in a PowerShell script?

    • #56486

      Olaf Soyk

      hmmmm ... obviously you already know how to start a process in Powershell with options. You showed this in the second code snippet in your initial post. Now you have to manage the challenge to ad a further switch to your argument list. Sometimes it's helpfull just to play a little bit around and see what's happening.

      Try this:

      Start-Process -FilePath Chrome -ArgumentList '--new-window,'

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