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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 ...

2010 Scripting Games: Beginner 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 any...

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