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Using the WMI Admin Tools to Check on Permanent Events

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use the WMI Administrative tools to check on Permanent WMI events created by Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. We continue to get new sponsors for the second Windows PowerShell Saturday event that will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina in the United ...

Use PowerShell to Monitor for the Creation of New Files

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to monitor for the creation of new files. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday’s email from KS about his problems with files that contain leading spaces in them got me thinking. Although running a script on demand to find and rename files ...

The Easy Way to Monitor for an IP Address by Using PowerShell

Summary: The Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to monitor for acquiring an IP address.  Hey, Scripting Guy! We have a problem. It seems that when people with laptops come into the office, it takes forever for them to obtain network access. On the tool bar, a blue circle of death spins in an infinite ...

An Insider’s Guide to Using WMI Events and PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, reviews and discusses Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts about WMI events and Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Tickets for the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp are rapidly disappearing. If you are anywhere near Jacksonville, Florida on June 16, 2012, you definitely check it out. ...

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