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Masking Passwords in Windows PowerShell

  Summary: With Windows PowerShell cmdlets, it is easy to mask passwords used when scripting remote applications.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to be able to mask a password when running a Windows PowerShell script. I am attempting to convert my VBScript scripts to Windows PowerShell, but I have a problem. In VBScript I would use a ...

How Can I Mask Passwords Using an InputBox?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I mask passwords using an InputBox?-- PG Hey, PG. If you’re hoping to mask passwords using a function or method built into WSH or VBScript we’re afraid you’ll be disappointed; neither technology supports password masking. That doesn’t mean you can’t do it, it just means we’ll have to look beyond the ...

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