Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to get the status of BranchCache on your computer running Windows 8.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to get the status of Branch Cache on my computer running Windows 8?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-BCStatus cmdlet, and check the BranchCacheIsEnabled property:

(Get-BCStatus).BranchCacheIsEnabled