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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Read from Windows Event Logs with Windows PowerShell 2.0?

      Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 to read from the Windows event logs. On our network, we have a mixture of Windows 7 and Windows XP desktop clients. Our server farm has everything from Windows Server 2003 up to Windows 2008 R2 Core Edition. Is there one script I can use to allow me to ...

Expert Solutions: Advanced Event 2 of the 2010 Scripting Games

  (Note: These solutions were written for Advanced Event 2 of the 2010 Scripting Games.)   Advanced Event 2 (Windows PowerShell and VBScript)   Richard Siddaway, Windows PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway is technical architect for Serco in the United Kingdom who works on transformation projects in the local ...

2010 Scripting Games: Advanced Event 2–Retrieving Workstation Start Time

  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 ScenarioYou need to retrieve the time that a workstation started. Because you still have a mixture of Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP computers, you cannot confidently use ...

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