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Using PowerShell to View and Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10 – Part 3

Summary: Using Regular Expressions to cleanup string data from NetSh.exe. Let's remember the last two discussions. The first time we looked at using PowerShell to identify wireless profiles with some simple regular expressions. We followed up the next week with how to identify which approach would be the fastest. Today we're going to ...

PowerTip: Converting a Here-String to an Array in One Line with PowerShell

Summary: Using the split method in a more powerful fashion to split an array based upon two line terminating types Hey, Doctor Scripto. I was wondering if there was a more efficient way of converting a Here-String to an Array when there were multiple line termination options like Linefeed or Carriage Return and Linefeed? There ...

Using PowerShell to View and Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10 – Part 1

Summary: Using PowerShell and Regular Expressions as a wrapper on NetSh.exe output to identify the profiles. Hey, Doctor Scripto! I have a whole pile of old Wireless profiles that have been collecting dust. I know I can use NETSH to view and delete them, but the process is very manual. Do you know if there is an easier way to clear them ...

PowerTip: Using PowerShell to Convert raw Text to a Comma Separated columm

Summary: Using PowerShell and a very simple Regular Expression to convert Random counts of spaces to a Comma Hey Doctor Scripto! I have some string based output from a non PowerShell application. The output is good but I need to easily parse it. Is there a way to convert that data to something consistent like "Comma Separated?" ...

Automating Quser through PowerShell

Summary: Using PowerShell to automate Quser to identify users to Logoff systems in Windows Hey Doctor Scripto! I need to log a user off every computer they’re logged into. The problem is, I don’t know which ones. How can I discover which computers they’re logged into and then log them off? That's a most excellent question!  I know...

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