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Using PowerShell to Find Connected Network Adapters

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about ways to use Windows PowerShell to find connected network adapters. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This afternoon I am enjoying a nice pot of Oolong green tea. This tea has a great taste, especially when I add a bit of jasmine flowers. Oolong green tea steeps best if the ...

Renaming Network Adapters by Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about various ways to rename network adapters by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I am sitting here sipping a cup of tea made from English Breakfast, peppermint and spearmint leaves, strawberry leaves, licorice root, and a cinnamon stick. It is ...

Enabling and Disabling Network Adapters with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks using Windows PowerShell to enable and disable network adapters. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have spent much of the day working with the various speakers who will be speaking at Windows PowerShell Saturday #007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. We have finalized the ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Identify Network Adapter Characteristics

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to identify network adapter characteristics. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I am kicking off Network Adapter Week. Note  PowerShell Saturday #007 will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on February 8, 2014. This will be an awesome ...

Use PowerShell to Report and Set Monitor Brightness

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to report and set monitor brightness. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I was exploring the Root/WMI namespace in Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) on my Windows 8 laptop. I happened to run across a few WMI classes that I had not messed ...