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Convert Hexadecimal to ASCII Using PowerShell

Summary: Superhero BATCHman defeats evil Hextor and converts hexadecimal to ASCII to retrieve passwords.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney is back again, and this time he delivers Episode 7 of the BATCHman series.   Whenever trouble happens in systems and people will call, And darkness rolls out causing your ...

BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Import a CSV File into His SQL Server

Summary: Windows PowerShell superhero BATCHman quickly imports CSV data into his SQL Server.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Sean Kearney is back today with Episode 6 of the BATCHman series. Note   You can read all gripping, engaging, informative, and downright funny BATCHman episodes.   Whenever trouble happens ...

BATCHman Foils the Fowl Ping Win and Repairs the Registry

Summary: In this episode, superhero BATCHman foils the fowl villain Ping Win and repairs the registry.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today is Episode 5 of the BATCHman series by Sean Kearney. Note   You can read all gripping, engaging, informative, and downright funny BATCHman episodes. Whenever trouble happens in ...

BATCHman Uses PowerShell to Thwart Dr. Regex and Save the Zoo

Summary: In this exciting episode, BATCHman uses Windows PowerShell and regular expressions to thwart the evil Dr. Regex and save the monkeys.   Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Sean Kearney is back with us for three more episodes of the thrilling BATCHman series. Today is Episode 4. Whenever trouble happens in systems and ...

BATCHman Faces the Distractful Poker and Recovers Deleted Active Directory Items

Summary: In today’s gripping episode, BATCHman squares off with the Distractful Poker and recovers items deleted from Active Directory Domain Services using Windows PowerShell.   Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Windows PowerShell MVP Sean Kearney is with us again today with part 3 of the BATCHman series. Whenever trouble ...