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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Configure a New Laptop

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to configure a new laptop. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. WooHoo! My new laptop arrived. Oh, no…I now have a lot of work to do to install and configure Windows 8 on it. You see, I never, never simply turn on and use a new laptop—...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (9/18/09)

Can I Delete All Items in the Deleted Items Folder? Hey, Scripting Guy! I need a VBScript script that will delete all of the e-mails in the Deleted Items folder. I have tried to do this, but I am not able to get it to delete all of the items in the folder. One time it deletes one or two items, and then on another occasion it appears ...