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Use PowerShell 3.0 to Find Enabled Windows 8 Features

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to find enabled Windows 8 features. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the neat things about Windows (does not matter the version) is how I can customize the installation or deployment. In fact, nearly every version of Windows I have ever ...

PowerTip: Find and Import Modules

Summary: Learn how to find and import Windows PowerShell modules. (image)  I want to get a list of all the modules that are installed with Windows PowerShell on my machine. How can you do this? (image)  Inside a Windows PowerShell console, type the following command: Get-Module -ListAvailable (image)  I want to load all of the ...

Use PowerShell 3.0 to Clear the Client DNS Cache on Workstations

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to clear the client DNS cache on workstations. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I love about Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 is the number of cmdlets available. These cmdlets make it possible to perform literally hundreds of ...