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Use PowerShell to Find Detailed Windows Profile Information

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find detailed Windows profile information. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! I am in a bind. I need to find out who is using what profile on a desktop computer. I also need to find out when the profile was last used. This is because many of the computers in ...

Use PowerShell to Change the Mouse Pointer Scheme

Summary: Guest blogger and Honorary Scripting Guy Brian Wilhite talks about using Windows PowerShell to change a user’s mouse scheme. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, we have a guest blogger—Brian Wilhite is an Honorary Scripting Guy and member of the Charlotte PowerShell Users Group. See previous blogs by Brian ...

Use PowerShell to Detect Power State and to Set Power Plan

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to detect the power state on his laptop and to set the appropriate power plan. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This evening in Oslo, Norway, the Scripting Wife and I are attending the Microsoft Technology User Group meeting. The meeting runs from 18:...