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Weekend Scripter: Get Started with PowerShell for Amazon Web Services

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Mike F Robbins, walks through a setup to manage an Amazon Web Services environment with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back Mike F Robbins to talk about Windows PowerShell for Amazon Web Services. Mike F Robbins is a Microsoft MVP for Windows PowerShell and for ...

Use PowerShell to Create Virtual Switches

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to easily create virtual switches in Hyper-V. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I are really looking forward to going to Atlanta to Windows PowerShell Saturday 005. It will be held at the Microsoft Office in Alpharetta, Georgia on October 26, 2013. There are still ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (7/24/09)

     Troubleshooting a VBScript Script That Reports All Software Installed on a Computer     Hey Scripting Guy! I am pretty new to use VBScript and seem to have hit a wall. I put together the script below to output a file containing all the software installed on a machine. Every time I run the script, I get an ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (7/17/09)

  How Can I Query a Registry Value Remotely? I have a simple question: What is the equivalent to querying the MicrosoftIE_Summary WMI class in Windows Vista? I just need to get the version of Internet Explorer. One small problem though: The Windows PowerShell script is being run remotely from Windows Server 2003. I do not believe I can ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (03/20/09)

Troubleshooting an Active Directory HTA   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have created an HTML Application (HTA) to prompt a support person for their administrative ID and password and a computer name that they wish to delete from Active Directory. The script uses the alternate credentials to find the computer object alright, but does not use the ...

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