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Scripting Wife comments on 2011 Scripting Games event 2

It is a perfectly lovely Saturday down here in Charlotte, North Carolina. The neighbors are all outside pulling weeds in their gardens, mowing grass, washing dogs, cars, kids and who knows what else. I am not a hang around in the yard on a sunny Saturday afternoon kind of person. To me, the perfect afternoon consists of sitting in a nice air ...

The 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 2: Use PowerShell to Identify Status of Service Dependencies

Summary: Advanced Event 2 in the 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to identify the status of service dependencies. About this event Event scenario You are on the server team for a large metropolitan bank and you have been tasked by the team lead to produce a detailed report about services and dependent services. Specifically, ...

The 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 2: Use PowerShell to Identify Services that Will Pause

Summary: Beginner Event 2 of the 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to locate services that will accept a pause command. About this event Event scenario You are a power user who has always enjoyed “tweaking” the performance of your workstation. You are rather careful about what you do, and you always like to have a way...

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