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Use PowerShell to Create an Exchange 2010 Database Report

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to create an HTML report of Exchange 2010 databases by using conditional formatting and thresholds.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to learn how to produce reports on my Exchange 2010 databases. Is this something that I can do by using Windows PowerShell? —TH Hello TH, Microsoft Scripting...

Use PowerShell to Add Commands to the Windows Explorer Command Bar

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to add commands to the Windows Explorer command bar in Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Weekend Scripter Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Did you ever have one of those times when a seemingly simple project suddenly morphed into a monster project? It seems that when I have a bit of extra time, ...

Sort Output Before Sending to PowerShell Out-GridView

Summary: Learn how to sort data before you send it to the Windows PowerShell Out-GridView cmdlet. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson here. The weekend has finally arrived, following on the heels of a rather hectic week. I decided to download and install Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. It installed on the Scripting Wife...

Filter PowerShell Output with the Out-Gridview Cmdlet

Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to filter output by using the Windows PowerShell Out-Gridview cmdlet. I am happily anticipating this weekend in Seattle. I leave for Seattle tomorrow evening. I will be participating in a portion of the MVP summit. In addition, I will be teaching a Windows PowerShell class to a group of Microsoft ...

Scripting Wife Learns to View Data with Out-GridView

Summary: The Scripting Wife learns how to view and to sort data by using the Out-GridView Windows PowerShell cmdlet. I just finished with a fun conference call with a colleague in which we were talking about how to best work with the community. Originally scheduled as a 30-minute meeting, the phone call ended up taking an hour and 15 minutes. ...

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