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Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 8: Use PowerShell to Resize Images and to Remove EXIF Data

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Marc van Orsouw, resizes images and removes EXIF metadata while solving 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Marc van Orsouw (MoW) is our expert commentator for Advanced Event 8. Marc has been a Windows PowerShell MVP for the last six years. He is best known for ...

Expert Solution for 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 8: Use PowerShell to Write Disk File Information for Excel

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Doug Finke, gathers file information and writes it to a CSV file that is readable in Excel while solving 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 8. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. Doug Finke is the expert commentator for Beginner Event 8. Doug Finke is a Microsoft PowerShell MVP working for Lab49, a ...

Scripting Wife comments on 2011 Scripting Games event 8

Good morning everyone … and yes I said morning. The Scripting Guy and I are up early this morning. He is busy packing, and so I thought I would hop into his office and give you my impression of beginner event 8. Why am I up so early you may ask? Well we are on our way to Vegas for the PowerShell Deep Dive. It will be a rather long ...

The 2011 Scripting Games Advanced Event 8: Use PowerShell to Remove Metadata and Resize Images

Summary: Advanced Event 8 in 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to remove metadata from image files and to resize those images. About this event Event scenario You have a number of pictures stored in a series of folders. Some of the images have a lot of metadata associated with them, others do not. You are planning to share some ...

The 2011 Scripting Games Beginner Event 8: Use PowerShell to Report Disk Space Utilization

Summary: Beginner Event 8 of 2011 Scripting Games uses Windows PowerShell to report disk space that is consumed by files in a folder. About this event Event scenario You are concerned with the shrinking amount of free disk space on your computer. After some preliminary work, you have narrowed down the problem to one particular folder. You ...