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Creating a Home Drive with Windows PowerShell: Part 2

Summary: Create a home drive with Microsoft MVP and honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome you, and I encourage you to catch up with Sean&...

Creating a Home Drive with Windows PowerShell: Part 1

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP and Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, begins a discussion about home drives and Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. If you are a seasoned Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog reader, you know that the most frequent guest blogger is Sean Kearney. If you are new to the blog, I welcome you, ...

Use PowerShell to Work with Windows Explorer

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Chris Wu, talks about using Windows PowerShell to work with the Windows Desktop through the Windows Explorer interface. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have the privilege of welcoming back Chris Wu. Chris is a Microsoft premier field engineer (PFE) in Canada. If you are interested, see his other&...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Clean Out Temp Folders

Summary: Guest blogger, Bob Stevens, talks about using Windows PowerShell to clean out temporary folders on desktops following a malware infection. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, we welcome back our newest guest blogger, Bob Stevens. Yesterday Bob wrote about a quick script that he developed to pick out comments from a ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Configure a New Laptop

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to configure a new laptop. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. WooHoo! My new laptop arrived. Oh, no…I now have a lot of work to do to install and configure Windows 8 on it. You see, I never, never simply turn on and use a new laptop—...