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Weekend Scripter: Change PowerShell Get-Help to Display Examples

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about changing the Get-Help cmdlet so it always displays examples. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. For the last several weeks, I have been working on a project at work. The documentation team talked to customers to see how they were using Windows PowerShell, and to see how and ...

Adding Local Users to Local Groups

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to add local users to local groups. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Creating local user objects and local group objects is fine, but to be useful, I need to be able to add users to groups. When working with local accounts, I need to use the ADSI type accelerator to facilitate the way ...

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