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Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (9/10/10)

Summary: The Scripting Guys answer questions about Windows Features, and discuss troubleshooting VBScript scripts and Windows PowerShell. In this post:    Converting a VBScript Script to a Windows PowerShell Script Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to convert one VBScript script to Windows PowerShell. Mostly, it is very easy, ...

Copy CSV Columns to an Excel Spreadsheet by Using PowerShell

Summary: Join the Microsoft Scripting Guys as they show you how to copy CSV columns to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet by using Windows PowerShell.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I love comma-separated value (CSV) files. To me, it seems as if that was the best way to store data. It is almost universally accepted and is still widely used. The ...

Copy Data from One Excel Spreadsheet to Another with PowerShell

Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guys show you how to copy data from one Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to another one by using Windows PowerShell.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have this monster Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that I need to make changes to. Frankly, it kind of scares me, because we use this spreadsheet for just about everything...

Use PowerShell to Remove Personal Information from Excel

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to remove personal and other information from Microsoft Excel workbooks in this Scripting Guys article.   Hey, Scripting Guy! At times, I really hate where I work. It seems everyone is always scared. They are scared to say what they really think in meetings, they are scared to make ...

Save a Microsoft Excel Workbook as a PDF File by Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guys show you how to use Windows PowerShell to save a Microsoft Excel workbook as a PDF file.    Hey, Scripting Guy! There are some things I really enjoy about working for a small company. I am the only IT person, and as a result I get a chance to do everything. I work with the Exchange Server. I add ...

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