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Hey, Scripting Guy! Can You Give All the Steps for Creating, Installing, and Using Windows PowerShell Modules?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I am still a bit confused about how modules work. Could you give a beginning-to-end scenario and go through the steps of creating a module, installing the module, and then using the module? -- SL   Hello, SL. Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I am sipping a cup of organic tea that is grown in Hawaii. It...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Do I Work with Windows PowerShell Module Paths?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been reading your articles about Windows PowerShell modules this week, but I am still a bit confused about where they go, how to get them there, and the best practice for dealing with them. Do you have any insight about how to actually work with Windows PowerShell module paths?-- KG Hello KG, Microsoft ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Install Windows PowerShell Modules on Multiple Users' Computers?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I really dig that I can have a module that contains functions and things. This seems like it would be groovy to use to customize my Windows PowerShell environment. The thing is that I do not want to be hopping around from desk to desk from user to user to copy module files into esoteric and obscure locations. There ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Install Windows PowerShell Modules on Multiple Users’ Computers?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I really dig that I can have a module that contains functions and things. This seems like it would be groovy to use to customize my Windows PowerShell environment. The thing is that I do not want to be hopping around from desk to desk from user to user to copy module files into esoteric and obscure locations. ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Tell Me About Modules in Windows PowerShell 2.0

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been reading on Twitter and on various Web sites about Windows PowerShell 2.0 modules. However, I am not sure what a module is. Or why I would want to use one. Can you shed some light?-- MH Hello MH, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. I spent much of the morning in a meeting. It was a really cool ...

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