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Use a PowerShell Module to Easily Export Excel Data to CSV

Summary: Learn how to use a Windows PowerShell module to easily import and export Excel data.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Jeremy Engel has joined us today to talk about using a Windows PowerShell module to easily import and export Excel data. Take it away, Jeremy!   I started coding at the age of 10, writing games in ...

Use the BSonPoSH PowerShell Module to Check AD Replication

Summary: Learn how to use the BSonPoSH Windows PowerShell module to check Active Directory replication and other tasks.   Hey, Scripting Guy! Your article yesterday left me wondering. If there are so many cool things in the BSonPoSH module, why did you only show a couple of commands? Are there other things you can do with that module? &...

Use the BSonPoSH PowerShell Module to Simplify AD Tasks

Summary: Learn how to use the BSonPoSH Windows PowerShell module to simplify Active Directory management tasks.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I am wondering if there are any modules that can help me with routine, daily administration tasks. I really hate to re-invent the wheel, so if you can point the way to a nice, juicy module, I would be most ...

Install the PSCX and 80 New Cmdlets to Ease PowerShell Use

Summary: Install the PSCX and get 80 new cmdlets to ease Windows PowerShell use.   Hey, Scripting Guy! You have been spending quite a bit of time recently talking about functions and modules and the like. What is the big deal, and where would I find such modules? —KF   Hello KF, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Things ...

Learn How to Use Sysinternals Ntfsinfo Cmd in PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Sysinternals ntfsinfo command in Windows PowerShell.   Weekend Scripter: Windows PowerShell and the Legacy--Hero Worship Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney writes today more about legacy and Windows PowerShell. See his first blog posts on the topic, as well as yesterday’s blog post.  ...

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