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A place to learn about PowerShell and share stories of automation

Using Scheduled Tasks and Scheduled Jobs in PowerShell

Summary: Learn about using scheduled tasks and scheduled jobs in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today Dave Bishop, senior technical writer on the Windows Server team, and June Blender, senior programming writer on the Windows Azure Active Directory team, investigate scheduled tasks and scheduled jobs in ...

Changes to TechNet Library Scripting Node

I wanted to make you aware of some changes we’re making to the Scripting node in the Microsoft TechNet Library.  Summary The Scripting node in the TechNet Library has been renamed Scripting with Windows PowerShell, and will contain Windows PowerShell language documentation and cmdlet help for multiple Microsoft products. Details ...

PowerShell updatable help updated!

Summary: A recent update to Windows PowerShell help removed parameter data types from the syntax block. This is now fixed. Hello all you Windows PowerShell enthusiasts! As you know, Downloadable Help for Windows PowerShell has been available since Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 introduced it with Windows PowerShell 3.0. It’s a great ...

Weekend Scripter: How to Print Documents from the TechNet Library and MSDN

Summary: With the Build-a-Book feature in the TechNet Library and MSDN, you can combine topics into a package to download for offline reading or printing. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today’s post is by Dave Bishop. He explains a cool new tool that enables readers to assemble and print documents directly from content in ...

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