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Weekend Scripter: Create a SendTo Notepad Shortcut

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a SendTo Notepad shortcut. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I absolutely love using Windows 8. To me, it is the best operating system we have ever released at Microsoft. I am especially proud that some of the Help articles I wrote are ...

PowerTip: Find Processes That Use A Lot of Virtual Memory

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to find processes that use more than 1,000 MB of virtual memory.  How can I produce a listing of processes on my computer that use more than 1,000 MB of virtual memory?  Use the Get-Process cmdlet to return a listing of all processes. Then pipe the results to the Where-...

Weekend Scripter: Sort Process Names by Length of Name

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, takes some time out to play around with the Format-Wide cmdlet. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Well, the Scripting Wife and I are hanging out on the beach this weekend. Because I have a long weekend (thanks to a way cool Scripting Manager) I feel like it is a holiday or something. Well...

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