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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Create Folder

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am not a huge fan of using a mouse. In fact, the more things I can do from Windows PowerShell the better. It is a huge waste of time for me when I have to remove my hands from the keyboard, chase ...

Weekend Scripter: Avoid PowerShell Scripting—Use GUI Tools

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about exporting queries from the event log tool. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It has long been a truism (at least with things related to computers): powerful is opposite of simple. I can have a tool that is powerful, but with that power comes complexity. When that complexity is...

Don’t Script: Create PowerShell Snippets

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about creating custom Windows PowerShell snippets. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! Thank you for yesterday's blog post, Don’t Write Scripts: Use Snippets. I like the idea of having access to Windows PowerShell script snippets. But I used to create my own snippets. It made it easier for me to ...