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Use PowerShell to Add Files to Offline Windows Image

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to add files to an offline Windows image.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a number of VHDs that I need to add files to. I know that I can use File Manager to mount the VHD and then copy the files, but I am hoping that I can use Windows PowerShell to do this. The...

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Virtual Hard Disks

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find virtual hard disks on your system.  I notice that my disk space appears to be disappearing at a rapid rate, and I suspect someone is creating            virtual hard disks (VHDs) and forgetting about them. How can I use Windows PowerShell to find all the     &...

Use PowerShell to Explore Old Windows VHDs

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to explore old Windows VHDs.  Hey, Scripting Guy! It is time for spring clean-up around our datacenter. I am not talking about chasing out dust bunnies, although that is part of it. What I am talking about is trying to determine what can be safely deleted ...

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