Commit the active transaction. All commands in the transaction are finalized and the data affected by the commands is changed.
Syntax Complete-Transaction [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [CommonParameters] Key -confirm Prompt for confirmation before executing the command. -whatIf Describe what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command. CommonParameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable, -OutBuffer -OutVariable.
If the transaction includes multiple subscribers, to commit the transaction, you must enter one Complete-Transaction command for every Start-Transaction command.
Adding a new registry key:
PS C:\> cd hkcu:\software
PS HKCU:\software> start-transaction
PS HKCU:\software> new-item SS64 -UseTransaction
PS HKCU:\software> dir SS*
^ returns nothing as it is not part of the transaction
PS HKCU:\software> dir SS* -UseTransaction
^ displays the new key
PS HKCU:\software> complete-transaction
“With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches” ~ Adam Smith
Related PowerShell Commands:
Start-Transaction - Start a new transaction
Get-Transaction - Get information about the active transaction
Use-Transaction - Add a command or expression to the transaction
Undo-Transaction - Roll back a transaction