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Use PowerShell to Download and Install DSC Resource Kit

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, writes a Windows PowerShell script to download and install the Desired State Configuration Resource Kit. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to talk a little bit about downloading and installing the latest wave of the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) ...

Use PowerShell to Automatically Download TechEd 2012 Sessions

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to download TechEd 2012 session content. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blogger, Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw. For more from Marco, read his other Hey, Scripting Guy! guest blogs. Here’s Marco… I wrote a ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell and BITS to Simplify Downloading Large Files

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using the Windows PowerShell BITS module to download large files. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about my job—OK, so there are many cool things about my job—but one of the things that I just geek out on, is access to the daily builds of ...

Use PowerShell 3.0 to Easily Download 60 Spanned Files

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw, talks about using a Windows PowerShell 3.0 cmdlet to download 60 virtual machine files from the Microsoft download site. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog from Windows PowerShell MVP, Marco Shaw. Take it away Marco… I was pretty excited when I recently ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 7: Use PowerShell and Regex to Get Twitter IDs from a Web Page

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, Tome Tanasovski, uses regular expressions to get Twitter IDs from a web page while solving Advanced Event 7 in 2011 Scripting Games. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Tome Tanasovski is the expert commentator for Advanced Event 7. Tome is a Windows engineer for a market-leading, global ...

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