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Using Windows PowerShell Jobs

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows an excerpt from his new step-by-step book about using Windows PowerShell jobs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I want to share a portion of my new Microsoft Press Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step book. This book is available now for preorder. Using Windows PowerShell Jobs...

Increase Performance by Slowing Down Your PowerShell Script

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, further optimizes the Windows PowerShell script he presented earlier this week. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges presented a script three days ago to gather Windows services information in an Excel spreadsheet. Although the script did an ...

Speed Up Excel Automation with PowerShell Jobs

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Georges Maheu, further optimizes the Windows PowerShell script that he presented in his previous two blogs. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Our guest blogger today is Georges Maheu. Georges presented a script two days ago to gather Windows services information in an Excel spreadsheet: Beat the Auditors...

Use Jobs to Run Parallel Queries or Remove Objects from Active Memory

   Summary: Learn how to use jobs to run parallel queries, remove objects from active memory, work with text files and use the Get-Member Cmdlet to go behind the scenes of PowerShell commands in this edition of Quick Hits Friday.   In this Post:   Use Jobs to Run Parallel Queries with Windows PowerShell Hey, ...

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