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PowerShell in Depth: Part 1

Summary: In today’s blog, we have an excerpt from an upcoming book by Don Jones, Richard Siddaway, and Jeffery Hicks. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today and tomorrow we have a special treat for you. Candace Gillhoolley, from Manning Publications, sent me an excerpt from the upcoming book, PowerShell in Depth, which is ...

Weekend Scripter: Lessons Learned from the 2012 Advanced Scripting Games

Summary: The winner of the advanced division of the 2012 Windows PowerShell Scripting Games gives tips for success. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blogger, Rohn Edwards, the winner of the Advanced category in the 2012 Scripting Games. Rohn and Lido Paglia, winner of the Beginner category, will be joining us ...

Weekend Scripter: Managing Symantec Backup Exec 2012 with PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Mike F. Robbins, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to work with Backup Exec. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a new guest blogger, Mike F. Robbins. In this blog, Mike illustrates Windows PowerShell techniques for working with Symantec’s Backup Exec product. Mike F. Robbins is an MCITP...

Use PowerShell to Modify File Access Time Stamps

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to modify file creation and modification, and to access time stamps.  Hey, Scripting Guy! There are times that I would love to be able to manipulate file time stamps. I am talking about when they are created, changed, and accessed. I used to have a utility that did this for me on another ...

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