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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Identify Network Adapter Characteristics

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to identify network adapter characteristics. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I am kicking off Network Adapter Week. Note  PowerShell Saturday #007 will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on February 8, 2014. This will be an awesome ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Manage Auto-Connect Wireless Networks

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to manage auto-connect wireless networks in Windows 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I am going to continue my blog about working with auto-connect wireless networks in Windows 8. In yesterday’s blog post, Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find Auto-Connect Wireless Networks, I ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Find Auto-Connect Wireless Networks

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to identify auto-connect wireless networks in Windows 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about traveling around is that I am constantly confronted with new challenges. Invariably these new challenges tend to cause me to use Windows PowerShell. For example, at TechEd 2013 North...

Use PowerShell to Show Update Messages from a Specific App

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to display Windows Update messages from specific apps in Windows 8.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to find out how often I am getting Windows Update messages for various apps in Windows 8. It seems like I am having to update things quite often, but I want to ...

Use PowerShell to Find Windows 8 Modern App Updates

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find information about Windows 8 Modern App updates.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I love my Windows 8 laptop, and I also love my Windows RT Surface. One of the things that is a bit annoying is that it seems every time I turn on the computer, or my ...

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