How Can I Query a Registry Value Remotely?
I have a simple question: What is the equivalent to querying the MicrosoftIE_Summary WMI class in Windows Vista? I just need to get the version of Internet Explorer. One small problem though: The Windows PowerShell script is being run remotely from Windows Server 2003.
I have a script that I wrote for the help desk people. It is actually a pretty cool script because it lets the user of the script type in a WMI class name, and it connects to the remote computer and retrieves all the information from the particular WMI class that they typed.
I am the script writer at my company, and I have really been enjoying your articles on Windows PowerShell. I have begun the process of converting some of our old VBScripts to Windows PowerShell, and all of my new scripts are written in Windows PowerShell.
Hey Scripting Guy! When I used to write VBScripts, I liked the fact that I could use On Error Resume Next to handle any errors in my scripts. I have tried to find something like this in Windows PowerShell,
Troubleshooting a Windows Powershell Script
Hey Scripting Guy! I tried to use the script from the May 2009 TechNet Magazine article, Hey, Scripting Guy! Working with Access Databases in Windows PowerShell. But when I run it I get an error.
Hey Scripting Guy! I am having a problem trying to create a CSV file from within Windows PowerShell. I thought at first I could use the Write-Host cmdlet to do this. I came up with this command:
Write-Host “col1,col2,col3” >>
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been having problems with trying to understand functions in Windows PowerShell. I get that you use the Function keyword to create the function, but I do not know how to get information from the function back to the script.
Hey, Scripting Guy! You know the old commercial that goes, “Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t”? Well, sometimes I want to save information from a script to a file, and sometimes I want to see it displayed to the screen.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I am not into all those fancy scripts you seem to write. I am just a basic, everyday network administrator, and I simply need to use scripts to make my job easier. Because of this, I am not interested in displaying progress bars,