Scripting Blog [archived]

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Use Strict Mode for PowerShell to Help You Write Good Code

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about calling a method like a function and using Windows PowerShell strict mode to aid script development. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Believe it or not, the 2012 Scripting Games begin in less than two weeks! That is right, less than two weeks; it hardly seems possible. But ...

Celebrate International PowerShell User Group Day

Summary: Today is International Windows PowerShell User Group Day. Find a user group near you and join in the festivities. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The day has finally arrived—at least one of the days. Today is International PowerShell User Group Day. Today every Windows PowerShell user group in the world will attempt...

Use PowerShell to Find and Remove Remote Registry Entries

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to find and remove registry entries from remote systems. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It seems that weekends go faster and faster these days. For one thing, spring has definitely sprung down here in Charlotte, North Carolina in the southern portion...

Edit the Registry on Multiple Remote Computers with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to edit the registry on multiple remote computers with one command. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin series was a huge success. Not only were there a lot of people who attended the live meetings, but there ...

Use PowerShell to Edit the Registry on Remote Computers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to edit the registry on remote computers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. In Wednesday’s PowerShell Essentials live meeting presentation, one of the questions revolved around working with the registry on a remote computer. While there are lots ...