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Exclude Delayed Start Services when Checking Status with PowerShell

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Mike Robbins, shows us how to use Windows PowerShell to check the status of Windows services and improve the accuracy of results. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Mike Robbins. Mike F Robbins is a senior systems engineer with 20 years of professional experience as an IT ...

Use PowerShell to Write Verbose Output

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to write verbose output.    Hey, Scripting Guy! The other day, you said that I should not use Write-Host. I even read that such usage is dangerous to the health of small canines in 2012 Scripting Games Commentary: STOP USING WRITE-HOST!. —BP  ...