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PowerTip: Display Titles of Windows

Summary: Boe Prox shows how to use Windows PowerShell to find the titles of windows. How can I use Windows PowerShell to find the titles of windows? Use Get-Process and display the title of the processes for windows by looking at            the MainWindowTitle property, for example:...

Use PowerShell and WMI to Explore Threads

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell and WMI to explore processes and threads.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to find information about threads that are related to a specific process. I am wondering how I can do this by using Windows PowerShell. Can you help me? —CP  Hello CP, Microsoft...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Start Hidden Process

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to start a hidden process. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I decided to try something a bit different. I am having a cup of English Breakfast tea, but I added strawberry leaves, blackberry leaves, marshmallow root, and a cinnamon stick. ...

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