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Weekend Scripter: Add Security Groups to Print Servers by Using PowerShell

Summary: Guest blogger, Alan Morris, talks about using Windows PowerShell to add security groups to print servers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blog from Alan Morris. Here is a little about Alan: Alan Morris has been involved with testing the Windows print system since Windows 2000. Active on Microsoft ...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Fix Broken Printer

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to fix a printer that keeps losing its duplexer. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things about Windows PowerShell is that if I want to, I can generally use it to solve all of my issues. Sometimes the issue is not sufficient that I want...

Use Dynamic Parameters to Populate List of Printer Names

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use dynamic parameters to populate a list of printer names. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Using a Windows PowerShell function to send a test page to a printer is pretty cool (see Use PowerShell to Send Test Page to a Printer). But it would be even better if I did not have...

Use PowerShell to Send Test Page to a Printer

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to send a test page to a printer. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am sipping an awesome orange-cream tea that I picked up at a tea shop in Leipzig, Germany. It smells wonderful, and it tastes just like a Dreamcicle that I used to eat ...

Use PowerShell in Windows 8 to Remove Printers

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to remove printers. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I have been talking to various people from the Charlotte Windows PowerShell User Group all week about doing another Windows PowerShell Saturday. It is an...

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