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Use PowerShell to Help Find All of Your Images

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to help locate pictures or images on the hard drive. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday, I talked a little bit about review time at Microsoft. We have to count everything so that we can provide our managers with feedback. Luckily, Windows ...

Use PowerShell to Explore Nested Directories and Files

Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guy talks about using the Get-ChildItem cmdlet to find, sort, and count folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. In the summer, one’s heart turns to, well, numbers if one happens to work for Microsoft. Yes, it is review season. During review season, one has to figure out everything he (or she...

Weekend Scripter: Parse PowerShell Transcript Files to Pull Out All Commands

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows Powershell transcript tool to keep track of commands that are run in a session. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am busting out all over and I hardly know where to begin. Suffice it to say that TechReady 15 in Seattle was awesome. I especially loved ...

Weekend Scripter: Using PowerShell to Aid in Security Forensics

Summary: Guest blogger, Will Steele, discusses using Windows PowerShell to aid with security forensics. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I have had many interesting email threads with Will Steele, and I have even spoken at the Dallas Fort Worth PowerShell User Group via Live Meeting. Therefore, it is with great pride that I ...

An Introduction to PowerShell Remoting Part Five: Constrained PowerShell Endpoints

Summary: Guest blogger, Jason Hofferle, talks about creating constrained Windows PowerShell endpoints. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today is the exciting conclusion to Jason Hofferle’s excellent series of articles about Windows PowerShell remoting. I think today’s article is the most important of the bunch – ...

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