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Use PowerShell to Create a Bootable USB Drive

Summary: Microsoft PFE Jason Walker talks about creating a Windows PowerShell script to create a bootable USB drive. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, The Scripting Wife and others will be heading to Atlanta for the PowerShell Saturday #003 event that takes place tomorrow. Sadly, I woke up with no voice and a stuffy...

PowerShell Fundamentals for Beginners

Summary: Mike Robbins, guest blogger, talks about Windows PowerShell fundamentals for beginners. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. We are getting closer by the minute to Windows PowerShell Saturday #003 in Atlanta—just two more days, and you, too, can listen to our guest blogger at the event. For today, he talks about Windows ...

PowerTip: Replacing a String Inside Another String with PowerShell

Summary: Learn two different techniques to replace strings inside another string by using Windows PowerShell.  I have the following string: this`"is a string. I want to remove the quotation mark (") and replace it with nothing—no space, just nothing. I want the results to look like this: thisis a string. The backtick (`) ...