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Help: It Says Run a PowerShell Script

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about running a Windows PowerShell script. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Ninety two degrees Fahrenheit and sunny—that is what the weather is supposed to be this Saturday in Jacksonville when Teresa and I will be speaking at the Jacksonville IT Pro Camp. I can’t think...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Hide Processes in Windows

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to easily hide processes in Windows. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things I used to have problems with when I was a network administrator, was running scripts on systems without a text box demanding attention from the user. In fact, the ...

Weekend Scripter: Pin PowerShell Script to Start Screen

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about pinning a Windows PowerShell script to the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The other day, the Scripting Wife and I had a couple of neighbors over for dinner. While munching on snacks, he said that he had recently upgraded his laptop from Windows&...

2014 Winter PowerShell Scripting Games Wrap Up #4

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, continues his Scripting Games 2014 wrap up with a discussion of error and verbose message streams. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Things are starting to settle down here in the scripting household. Windows PowerShell Saturday #007 was a rousing success in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

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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