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Use PowerShell to Disable Wi-Fi

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to disable Wi-Fi if Ethernet is connected. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! When I have an Ethernet cable plugged in to my laptop and I am connected to a network, I want to ensure that everything else is disabled. How can I do that by using Windows PowerShell? &...

Use PowerShell to Enable Wi-Fi

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to enable Wi-Fi if Ethernet is not connected. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! Most of the time when I use my laptop running Windows 8.1, I am plugged in to the Ethernet network at work. Occasionally, I unplug the laptop and take it to meetings. I keep the ...

Weekend Scripter: Exploring IP Address Functions

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell with TCP/IP. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, I decided to make a cup of orange spice tea. I did not even do it manually. I used a tea bag. I know, I know, I know. But hey, sometimes I like the convenience of opening a tea bag and ...

Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Cmdlets: Part 7

Summary: Manage DNS server settings with Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2012 R2. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here. Our final part of the Windows PowerShell Network Week series has arrived. You also might enjoy reading: Today I’m going to show you a couple of really cool and easy ways to work with your DNS ...

Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Cmdlets: Part 6

Summary: Manage DHCP server settings in Windows Server 2012 R2 with Windows PowerShell. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here. This weekend, I’m getting a little geeky. I’m going to continue with more of Windows PowerShell and the network cmdlets. This is the sixth part in a series called Windows PowerShell Network Week. ...