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Scripting Wife Tips for 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6

Summary: The Scripting Wife provides tips and hints for the 2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6. These past couple of days, Ed has been tied up, so I have free reign of the house. This means I have a lot of projects I want to complete. For some reason, when he is around, it seems like he often gets under foot–a situation especially ...

2012 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Compute Uptime for Local Computer

  Summary: In Beginner Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for the local computer. About this event Event scenario You are the main network administrator for a small company. As such, your duties consist of a variety of functions, including assisting the Help Desk when they get behind. Recently, your manager has become ...

2012 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6: Compute Uptime for Multiple Servers

  Summary: In Advanced Event 6, you are required to compute the uptime for multiple servers. About this event Event scenario You are the server lead for a medium-sized enterprise, and your boss has tasked you with computing the uptime of all servers on the network on a daily basis. This information will be stored in a Microsoft Excel ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6: Use PowerShell to Get Twitter IDs from a Web Page

Summary: Microsoft Windows PowerShell senior software engineer, Lee Holmes, solves 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 6 and gets Twitter IDs from a web page. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Lee Holmes as our expert commentator for Advanced Event 6. Lee Holmes is a senior software engineer on the Microsoft Windows ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6: Parse the Windows Update Log for Errors with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Sean Kearney, uses Windows PowerShell to solve 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 6 and parse the Windows update log for errors. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Today we have Sean Kearney to provide his solution for Beginner Event 6. Sean Kearney is an infrastructure support analyst and Microsoft MVP in ...

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