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Weekend Scripter: Automate Formatting Portable USB Drives with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to automate formatting and copying data to USB drives. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we leave the mystery writers conference in Nashville, Tennessee and head to northern Kentucky. I will be teaching a Windows PowerShell workshop to a group of ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell and BITS to Simplify Downloading Large Files

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell BITS module to download large files. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about my job—OK, so there are many cool things about my job—but one of the things that I just geek out on, is access to the daily builds of ...