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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Write to the Registry with Windows PowerShell 2.0?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! Is it very difficult to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 to write to the Windows registry? We have a mixture of Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP on our desktop computers. I was thinking that if it is not too tough, I would like to use the registry to help in performing desktop audits. I could place information ...

Expert Solutions: Advanced Event 1 of the 2010 Scripting Games

  (Note: These solutions were written for Advanced Event 1 of the 2010 Scripting Games.) Advanced Event 1 (Windows PowerShell)Kirk Munro, the world's first self-proclaimed Poshoholic, is a Microsoft MVP and Windows PowerShell Solutions Architect who has worked in the IT industry for more than 13 years. He has ...

2010 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 1–Updating and Creating Registry Keys

 Note: We are no longer accepting entries for this event. See the due dates page for a list of all event due dates. About This Event Event ScenarioThe boss has decided you need to check computers on the network. After the check has been completed, a registry key needs to be updated with the date and time of the check. You should...