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Use PowerShell to Troubleshoot Software Installation

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot software installation.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I am having a problem troubleshooting the installation of an MSI package. I am using Group Policy to deploy the MSI package, and on some computers, it seems to work, but on other computers it fails. After having read your most recent series of ...

Manage Event Subscriptions with PowerShell

Summary: Bruce Payette shows how to manage event subscriptions with Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. I am really excited about the idea I had for this week, and I hope you will be too. I asked Candace Gillhoolley at Manning Press about posting some sample works from some of the Manning Press library of books. She ...

Use Asynchronous Event Handling in PowerShell

Summary: Bruce Payette shows how to use asynchronous event handling in Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, here. I am really excited about the idea I had for this week, and I hope you will be too. I asked Candace Gillhoolley at Manning Press about posting some sample works from some of the Manning Press library of books. ...

Use the PowerShell WMI Event Module to Quickly Monitor Events

  Summary: Learn how to use a Windows PowerShell WMI module to create permanent event monitors.   Hey, Scripting Guy! Can you provide some concrete examples of using the Windows PowerShell permanent event consumer module? -- TS   Hello TS, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. Today Trevor Sullivan is back to finish out ...

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