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Scripting Wife Comments on Event 5 of the 2011 Scripting Games

Okay, I don’t mind telling you that I thought this particular event was a bit annoying. It was not that hard, it was just annoying. I do not think it is fair to have to find five pieces of information, and create a text file just for one event. I guess the problem is that I never liked word problems when I was in school. I did great when...

The 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 5: Use PowerShell to Determine Upgrade to Windows 7 Eligibility

Summary: Advanced Event 5 of the 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to determine if a computer is upgradable to the Windows 7 operating system. About this event Event scenario Your company is planning an upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7, and you get to write a script that will determine if a computer meets the requirements for...

The 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 5: Use PowerShell to Collect Basic Computer Information

Summary: Beginner Event 5 uses Windows PowerShell to collect basic computer information. About this event Event scenario You need to collect the user name, computer name, domain name, and the operating system information from a number of computers. To make matters easier, you have decided to write the information to a text file. The text ...

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