Occasionally PowerShell RTW hangs on startup just after displaying the
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Waiting for several minutes doesn't produce the (on my system)
expected output from running my personal profile file for the default
If I open a second console it opens almost instantly, whether or not I
have closed the faulty one.
I am not sure but it may occur only when opening the first PowerShell
console after machine startup but the delays are much longer (several
minutes) than the normal .NET Framework loading delays.
Andrew Watt MVP